Bug 242723 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: device-mapper-multipath (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ben Marzinski
Corey Marthaler
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Blocks: 237789 242724
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Reported: 2007-06-05 10:59 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:02 EST (History)
12 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHEA-2007-0531
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 11:47:32 EST
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-06-05 10:59:51 EDT
Description of problem:
The multipathd init script contains several wrong error code return commands.
Some of them also prevent the status command invocation, namely:
test -x $DAEMON || exit 0

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

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
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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:
http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/InitscriptsSpec.html
http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/InitscriptGuidelines.html

For an example of the script that returns the error codes correctly and always
runs status see:
http://devserv.devel.redhat.com/~mmarcini/amd

This bug is tracked by 237789.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-05 11:04:11 EDT
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
release.
Comment 2 Ben Marzinski 2007-06-18 17:13:58 EDT
multipathd now uses the standard return codes, and doesn't exit before the
status check.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 11:47:32 EST
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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2007-0531.html

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