The recent update:
and the update that came before has two 0 byte files in
[aakcaagac@localhost ~]$ ll /etc/kernel/install.d/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Apr 23 21:33 20-grubby.install
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Apr 23 21:33 90-loaderentry.install
Do they have any meaning ? From what I remember, these files are also generated in:
[aakcaagac@localhost ~]$ ll /usr/lib/kernel/install.d/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1901 Apr 26 00:00 20-grubby.install
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 4839 Apr 23 21:33 20-grub.install
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 368 Apr 26 00:00 50-depmod.install
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1712 Apr 26 00:00 50-dracut.install
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2102 Apr 26 00:00 90-loaderentry.install
The difference here is: The ones in /usr/lib* have some content while the ones installed in /etc/* won't
This looks like an packaging issue to me...
Btw: The 0 byte files are shipped by the package above. If you look inside the rpm they show up.
Moreover, it seems that the empty /etc/kernel/install.d/20-grubby.install
supersedes the one in /usr/lib/kernel/install.d/ thus actually disabling it.
(In reply to Maurizio Paolini from comment #2)
> Moreover, it seems that the empty /etc/kernel/install.d/20-grubby.install
> supersedes the one in /usr/lib/kernel/install.d/ thus actually disabling it.
That's correct and the reason why it was added.
The menu entries for grub2 can be defined either in the grub.cfg file or as BootLoaderSpec fragment files. The 20-grubby.install kernel-install script only supports the former, while the 20-grub.install script supports both.
Moreover, the kernel-install script used to install kernels for grub2 really belongs to grub2 and it shouldn't be included in the systemd package. So to have a transition path, that empty 20-grubby.install was added. But the idea is to remove the 20-grubby.install that's included in the systemd package (and the empty one from grub2-common).
(In reply to Javier Martinez Canillas from comment #3)
> That's correct and the reason why it was added.
It would have been less irritating, if a comment was added to said file.
We diff compare chrooted updates here (diff'ing ls -alR before and after update). And these two null byte files (where one is identical to the one in usr/lib, animated me to open this bug.
> But the idea is to remove the 20-grubby.install that's included in the systemd
> package (and the empty one from grub2-common).
That would help.
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