Bug 426570 - mkinitrd shell syntax error
mkinitrd shell syntax error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-22 03:47 EST by Pete Zaitcev
Modified: 2008-01-08 23:52 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 6.0.27-2.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-01-08 23:52:10 EST
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Description Pete Zaitcev 2007-12-22 03:47:54 EST
Description of problem:

After building a kernel, it cannot be installed. The mkinitrd fails with
/sbin/mkinitrd: line 541: syntax error near unexpected token `done'
/sbin/mkinitrd: line 541: `    done'

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. build a kernel
2. make modules_install
3. copy vmlinuz  (this may be optional)
4. run mkinitrd as usual:
mkinitrd /boot/initrd-foo.img foo
Actual results:

[root@simbelmyne linux-2.6.24-rc6-ub]# mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.6.24-rc6-ub.img
/sbin/mkinitrd: line 541: syntax error near unexpected token `done'
/sbin/mkinitrd: line 541: `    done'
[root@simbelmyne linux-2.6.24-rc6-ub]# 

Expected results:

mkinitrd working

Additional info:

rpm -V mkinitrd passes ok
Comment 1 Pete Zaitcev 2007-12-22 03:50:38 EST
I replaced "if" with "elif" a few lines up in "elif [[ "$device" =~ ^dm- ]];
 then" and it seems to fix the issue.

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