Bug 661763

Summary: GRUB doesn't support blank characters in device names.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Berthault <Philippe.Berthault>
Component: grubAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 14CC: jonathan, lkundrak, madhu.chinakonda, pjones
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Description Berthault 2010-12-09 15:56:47 UTC
Description of problem:
On Bull R440 x86_64 servers, internal disks are managed by a LSI MegaRAID controller. This LSI MegaRAID controller generates device names with several blank characters. In example "/dev/mapper/ddf1_MegaSR   R0 #0p2"

1) With such device names, GRUB can't boot the OS. 

2) The grub-install utility fails even if the device name is delimited by quotes or else written as /dev/mapper/ddf1_MegaSR\040\040\040R0\040#0p2

3) The "setup" command of the grub shell also fails.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GRUB 0.97.

How reproducible:
Use GRUB with device names containing blanks.

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