Bug 237940 - cpuspeed init script uses some incorrect exit codes
Summary: cpuspeed init script uses some incorrect exit codes
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cpuspeed   
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jarod Wilson
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Blocks: 237789 237941 237942
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Reported: 2007-04-26 09:02 UTC by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 23:02 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHEA-2007-0609
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 17:27:27 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2007:0609 normal SHIPPED_LIVE cpuspeed enhancement and bug fix update 2007-10-30 18:45:47 UTC

Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-26 09:02:35 UTC
Description of problem:
Following code ends the script with error code 0 when the binary does not exist
even though the service was not started.
[ -f /usr/sbin/cpuspeed ] || exit 0
There are also minor errors in wrong error codes (unimplemented feature
(reload/start_again or something) has error code 3 and not one.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rename the binary
2. service cpuspeed start/status
3. echo $?
Actual results:

Expected results:
correct error code/status of the service

Additional info:
When fixing this bug, please obbey our init script guidelines and be sure that
status command is run correctly.
Our guidelines are on following two pages:

For an example of the script that returns the error codes correctly and always
runs status see:

This bug is tracked by 237789.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-05-21 20:24:16 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 3 Jarod Wilson 2007-05-21 20:41:18 UTC
Fix is in cpuspeed 1.2.1-1.46.el5

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 17:27:27 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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