Bug 1779855 - udev rule: Unknown group 'plugdev'
Summary: udev rule: Unknown group 'plugdev'
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: android-tools
Version: 33
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ivan Afonichev
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-12-04 21:04 UTC by Christian Stadelmann
Modified: 2021-06-03 12:07 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: android-tools-30.0.5p1-1.fc33
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Last Closed: 2021-04-02 01:21:07 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Christian Stadelmann 2019-12-04 21:04:13 UTC
Description of problem:
The example udev rules file contains a group "plugdev" which does not exist on Fedora.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install android-tools
2. create a symlink /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules linking to /usr/share/doc/android-tools/51-android.rules
3. reboot
4. have a look into your logs

Actual results:
At boot, you get this error message in the syslog:
> systemd-udevd[669]: /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules:8302 Unknown group 'plugdev', ignoring

Expected results:
No error message

Additional info:
This issue is also affecting many other packages.

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2020-11-03 15:56:25 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 31 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 31 on 2020-11-24.
It is Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no longer
maintained. At that time this bug will be closed as EOL if it remains open with a
Fedora 'version' of '31'.

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Comment 2 Christian Stadelmann 2020-11-04 20:55:39 UTC
Issue still present. Error message appears on every boot.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2021-03-24 20:06:37 UTC
FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d has been submitted as an update to Fedora 33. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2021-03-25 01:32:22 UTC
FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d has been pushed to the Fedora 33 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d`
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d

See also https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2021-04-02 01:21:07 UTC
FEDORA-2021-0dda64cc5d has been pushed to the Fedora 33 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Christian Stadelmann 2021-04-13 20:17:56 UTC
Thank you for fixing this issue!

Comment 7 Maciej Żenczykowski 2021-05-19 22:26:39 UTC
Still broken in fc34 - koji suggests package failed to build...

Comment 8 Christian Stadelmann 2021-06-03 12:07:47 UTC
(In reply to Maciej Żenczykowski from comment #7)
> Still broken in fc34 - koji suggests package failed to build...

That is tracked in bug #1923681

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