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Bug 453797 - sosreport fails to generate fdisk -l
Summary: sosreport fails to generate fdisk -l
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sos
Version: 5.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Adam Stokes
QA Contact:
Depends On: 453792
Blocks: 455725
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-02 15:19 UTC by Robert Jackson
Modified: 2015-02-24 22:56 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-20 21:41:45 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0171 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE sosreport bug fix and enhancement update 2009-01-20 16:05:38 UTC

Description Robert Jackson 2008-07-02 15:19:53 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #453792 +++

Description of problem:
sosreport fails to generate fdisk -l unless a raid is present

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run sosreport without a RAID present 
2.verify that fdisk -l is not being generated.
Actual results:
fdisk -l is not being generated

Expected results:
fdisk -l is generated

Additional info: The cluster plugin also caused this to generated.

Comment 1 Robert Jackson 2008-07-02 15:20:29 UTC
Following patch clears it up:

--- /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/sos/plugins/filesys.py     2008-07-02
11:13:33.000000000 -0400
+++ /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/sos/plugins/filesys.py2    2008-07-02
11:13:41.000000000 -0400
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@

         self.collectExtOutput("/bin/df -al", root_symlink = "df")
+        self.collectExtOutput("/sbin/fdisk -l", root_symlink = "fdisk_l")
         self.collectExtOutput("/usr/sbin/lsof -b +M -n -l", root_symlink = "lsof")
         self.collectExtOutput("/bin/mount -l", root_symlink = "mount")

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2008-07-02 16:40:52 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 11 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 21:41:45 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 therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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