Bug 1002662 - Syntax error in /usr/bin/dracut breaks LABEL= swap in /etc/fstab
Syntax error in /usr/bin/dracut breaks LABEL= swap in /etc/fstab
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dracut (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-08-29 12:53 EDT by Felix Bellaby
Modified: 2015-02-17 11:58 EST (History)
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Description Felix Bellaby 2013-08-29 12:53:25 EDT
Description of problem:

The /usr/bin/dracut script contains a syntax error.

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


The problem is oObvious from reading the script:

Line 856:

 [[ "$_d" == LABEL\=* ]] && _d="/dev/disk/by-label/$_d#LABEL=}"

should read:

 [[ "$_d" == LABEL\=* ]] && _d="/dev/disk/by-label/${_d#LABEL=}"

The effect is that swap devices are excluded from the $host_devs variable when they are referenced in /etc/fstab using LABEL=label.

The exclusion of swap devices from the host_devs variable causes problems in /usr/lib/dracut/modules.d/99base/module-setup.sh and then feeds into scripts relying on wait_for_dev

One effect is that resume from hibernation will not work with LABEL= swap.
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