Bug 455536 - rt-setup-kdump needs --help option
rt-setup-kdump needs --help option
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realtime-utilities (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: 1.0.2
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Assigned To: Clark Williams
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Reported: 2008-07-15 17:45 EDT by Clark Williams
Modified: 2008-09-03 15:17 EDT (History)
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Description Clark Williams 2008-07-15 17:45:42 EDT
Description of problem:

rt-setup-kdump doesn't handle --help and continues to process kdump config files
in the face of invalid arguments

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run 'rt-setup-kdump --help'
Actual results:

rt-setup-kdump edits kdump config files

Expected results:
should have printed usage message and exitted
Comment 1 Clark Williams 2008-07-15 18:03:03 EDT
rt-setup-1.1.6.el5rt adds --help option to rt-setup-kdump and stops processing
files when invalid arguments are specified.

testing now
Comment 2 Clark Williams 2008-08-14 13:25:51 EDT
Tested to work. Setting to modified for upcoming enhancement errata
Comment 3 Clark Williams 2008-08-14 13:30:19 EDT
Steps to test:

1. Load RHEL5.2 and MRG 1.0.1 (should include rt-setup package)
2. Verify that rt-setup-kdump is there:
    # rt-setup-kdump --help
3. Verify that no entries in /etc/grub.conf contain "crashkernel=" entries
4. As root, run the rt-setup-kdump script:
    # rt-setup-kdump --grub --verbose
5. Verify that at least the latest RHEL5 kernel entry in /etc/grub.conf has the "crashkernel=128M@16M" entry.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2008-09-03 15:17:59 EDT
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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