Bug 156164 - Bootparamd only uses first line entry in /etc/bootparams
Bootparamd only uses first line entry in /etc/bootparams
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bootparamd (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-04-27 22:35 EDT by Claude Lefrancois
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Claude Lefrancois 2005-04-27 22:35:43 EDT
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Description of problem:
The bootparam daemon responds to bootparams requests using only the elements provided in the first line of the /etc/bootparams file.

I have recompiled the fc1 version of bootparamd on fc3 (0.17-14) and it works fine. The bug has been introduced after fc1.

I use Fedora Linux as a Solaris jumpstart server. The bootparam daemon is essential to the Solaris jumpstart process

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
bootparamd-0.17-18

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fill the bootparamd with parameters
2. Start a Sun computer system for jumpstart

  

Actual Results:  The bootparam daemon responds with parameters provided in the first line of the  /etc/bootparams file

Expected Results:  The bootparam daemon should respond with parameters linked with the hostname of the jumpstart client. One line per type of jumpstart client. Each line in /etc/bootparams contains information required by the Sun client computer which uses hostname to distinguish systems for the Jumpstart configuration.

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Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2005-04-28 03:41:15 EDT
Yeah, package with fix for it is in fedora updates, it is in testing pool. You
can upgrade your package to bootparamd-0.17-19.FC3 or download new from devel.

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