Bug 249163 - mkinitrd silently ignores missing modules
mkinitrd silently ignores missing modules
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 226709 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-07-21 15:24 EDT by Eric Lee
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-11 16:45:24 EDT
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Description Eric Lee 2007-07-21 15:24:09 EDT
Description of problem
/sbin/mkinitrd silently ignores bad module names

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. execute: mkinitrd --with=fake-module /tmp/junk `uname -r`
Actual results:
new /tmp/junk is generated with no complaint about missing module

Expected results:
should fail with message:
No module fake-module found for kernel 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7, aborting.

Additional info:

/sbin/mkinitrd: LINE 307: double-quotes missing around variable:

 if [ ! -f $fmPath ]; then


 if [ ! -f "$fmPath" ]; then
Comment 1 Peter Jones 2007-09-14 15:33:17 EDT
*** Bug 226709 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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