Bug 467822 - two grub entries get written
Summary: two grub entries get written
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Panu Matilainen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
: 479072 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: F10Preview
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-10-21 03:28 UTC by Dave Jones
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:30 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2008-10-22 07:22:57 UTC
Type: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)
anaconda log (55.80 KB, text/plain)
2008-10-21 17:14 UTC, Dave Jones
no flags Details
install.log (43.55 KB, text/plain)
2008-10-21 17:15 UTC, Dave Jones
no flags Details

Description Dave Jones 2008-10-21 03:28:46 UTC
this has been bugging me for months, but no-one seems to have fixed it, so I figure it's worth reporting.

After install, there are two grub entries.
"Fedora" and "Fedora-base".  Both of which are identical.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-10-21 13:07:44 UTC
What type of install is this with?  And can you attach 'rpm -q --whatprovides kernel', /root/install.log and /var/log/anaconda.log?

Comment 2 Dave Jones 2008-10-21 17:13:15 UTC
install was pxe & nfs.

This is disturbing ...

$ rpm -q --whatprovides kernel
kernel-2.6.27.3-27.rc1.fc10.x86_64
kernel-2.6.27.3-27.rc1.fc10.x86_64

logs to follow..

Comment 3 Dave Jones 2008-10-21 17:14:14 UTC
Created attachment 321044 [details]
anaconda log

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2008-10-21 17:15:10 UTC
Created attachment 321047 [details]
install.log

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2008-10-21 17:23:50 UTC
That is interesting and not what I'd expect.  Panu -- any thoughts on what would be causing multiple entries in the rpmdb?

Comment 6 Panu Matilainen 2008-10-22 05:42:22 UTC
From the above install.log it seems to be installed twice, which sorta explains:
[pmatilai@localhost ~]$ grep kernel-2 /tmp/install.log 
Installing kernel-2.6.27.3-27.rc1.fc10.x86_64
Installing kernel-2.6.27.3-27.rc1.fc10.x86_64

It gets added to the transaction twice, but that rpm doesn't filter it out the duplicate is of course an rpm bug. Easily reproduced on command line too, this only happens for "pure" install, not upgrade:

[root@localhost x86_64]# rpm -Uvh test-2-1.x86_64.rpm test-2-1.x86_64.rpm 
warning: package test = 2-1 was already added, skipping test < 2-1
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:test                   ########################################### [100%]
[root@localhost x86_64]# rpm -e test
[root@localhost x86_64]# rpm -ivh test-2-1.x86_64.rpm test-2-1.x86_64.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:test                   ########################################### [ 50%]
   2:test                   ########################################### [100%]
[root@localhost x86_64]#

Oops :) Seems to happen on both 4.4.2.x and 4.6.x... will fix.

Comment 7 Panu Matilainen 2008-10-22 07:22:57 UTC
Fixed in rawhide now (rpm-4.6.0-0.rc1.3)

Anaconda adding the same package twice to transaction is kinda wrong anyway, but rpm now handles this corretly (warns and skips).

Comment 8 Alan Conway 2009-01-07 22:34:33 UTC
*** Bug 479072 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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