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Bug 8047 - A bug in rc.local produces incorrect processors number on rh 6.1
Summary: A bug in rc.local produces incorrect processors number on rh 6.1
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-12-29 14:55 UTC by m.bizzarri
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-21 06:14:22 UTC

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Description m.bizzarri 1999-12-29 14:55:49 UTC
In the current version of initscripts, in order to get the number of
processors in the system and to print that on the login, the rc.local
makes something like

grep -cl <some regular expression> <somefile>

this should be fixed as

egrep -c <the same reg. ex. > <the same file>

The egrep is used to count the number of processor, with the -c option.

I can be more precise if necessary.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-01-21 06:14:59 UTC
This is fixed in the various errata initscripts.

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