Bug 117352 - savedefault command not documented
Summary: savedefault command not documented
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub   
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Version: 1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-03-03 03:30 UTC by Eli
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-02 03:16:21 UTC
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Proposed fix for lack of savedefault in grub> help (425 bytes, patch)
2004-03-03 03:33 UTC, Eli
no flags Details | Diff
Log of grub build failure (91.34 KB, text/plain)
2004-07-14 02:54 UTC, Eli
no flags Details

Description Eli 2004-03-03 03:30:52 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper: 
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.1; Linux) 
Description of problem: 
I am using Fedora Core 1 on a remote system, and upgraded the kernel 
using yum.  I want it to boot the new kernel for the next boot only.  
Based on a bit of Googling and then looking at the source, 
specifically grub-0.91-bootonce.patch. 
savedefault needs to be documented. 
/sbin/grub --help 
grub> help 
man grub 
info grub 
do not mention the 'savedefault' command. 
grub> help savedefault 
Displays a helpful message.  Yay!  But if you know to ask for that 
help, then, um, you don't really need the help.  *doh* 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
How reproducible: 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1.  # /sbin/grub 
2.  grub> help 
3.  *No mention of savedefault* 
Actual Results:  No mention of the savedefault command in any help 
or documentation that I could find. 
Expected Results:  I expected the command to be documented. 
Additional info:

Comment 1 Eli 2004-03-03 03:33:47 UTC
Created attachment 98230 [details]
Proposed fix for lack of savedefault in grub> help

I /think/ this patch should do what I want.  HOWEVER, this is untested,
because an rpmbuild --rebuild of the grub-0.93-7 source rpm fails. *sigh*
Once I finish this bug report, I'll report that one too.

Comment 2 Bart Martens 2004-03-04 05:58:10 UTC
info grub --index-search=savedefault

There are lots of commands not listed on the BUILTIN_HELP_LIST. It's a
matter of choice.
grep -B 2 BUILTIN grub-0.93/stage2/builtins.c|less

I could build grub with and without your patch.
$ rpmbuild -ba grub.spec > stdout.txt 2> stderr.txt && echo $?

Closing as "not a bug".

Comment 3 Eli 2004-07-14 02:54:23 UTC
Created attachment 101884 [details]
Log of grub build failure

$ rpm-build --rebuild grub-0.93-7.src.rpm > grub-rebuild 2>&1; echo $?

Find the build log failure attached.  Perhaps there is a build dependency

Comment 4 Eli 2005-02-02 03:16:21 UTC
Originally reported against FC1.
In FC3, I was able to --rebuild the grub srpm.

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