Bug 182243 - new-kernel-pkg fails to quote multiboot arguments (mbargs) correctly
new-kernel-pkg fails to quote multiboot arguments (mbargs) correctly
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-02-21 07:37 EST by Avi Kivity
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-24 13:30:06 EST
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improved quoting for new-kernel-pkg --mbargs parameter (735 bytes, patch)
2006-02-21 07:37 EST, Avi Kivity
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Description Avi Kivity 2006-02-21 07:37:45 EST
Description of problem: 
 
running new-kernel-pkg with --mbargs="a b c" fails to quote the arguments 
correctly, confusing grubby and failing. 
 
 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
mkinitrd-5.0.23-1 
 
 
How reproducible: 
 
any day, any time 
 
 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1. # /sbin/new-kernel-pkg --package blah --mkinitrd --depmod --install 
2.6.15-1.1948_FC5smp --multiboot=/boot/xen.gz --mbargs='dom0_mem=250000 nosmp' 
--banner blah 
   
Actual results: 
grubby complains 
 
Expected results: 
grub entry installed 
 
Additional info: 
patch attached
Comment 1 Avi Kivity 2006-02-21 07:37:45 EST
Created attachment 124948 [details]
improved quoting for new-kernel-pkg --mbargs parameter
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2006-02-24 13:30:06 EST
Peter committed something like this

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