Bug 481134 - User variables break kernel upgrade
User variables break kernel upgrade
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plymouth (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-22 05:46 EST by William Murray
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:40:26 EST
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Description William Murray 2009-01-22 05:46:05 EST
Description of problem:
A user symbol $LIB=/home/murray/wjmlib interferes with kernel upgrade
and breaks Plymouth.

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

How reproducible:
Two kernels on two machines had the same feature.
(x86_64 and i686)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Define symbol LIB
2. yum install kernelXXX
3. reboot
Actual results:
Running Transaction
  Installing     : kernel
cp: cannot stat `/usr//home/murray/wjmlib//plymouth/text.so': No such
file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/usr//home/murray/wjmlib//plymouth/details.so': No such
file or directory
The default plymouth plugin (.so) doesn't exist
During rhe install.
Kernel then hangs on trying to start the graphical boot. Or later if this is disabled.

Expected results:
Kernel installed fine.

Additional info:
I was able to reproduce thi quite easily once I knew what was wrong.
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 02:40:26 EST
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