Bug 568057 - awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `/etc/fstab' for reading (No such file or directory)
awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `/etc/fstab' for reading (No such f...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grubby (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2010-02-24 12:16 EST by John Reiser
Modified: 2011-06-27 11:02 EDT (History)
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Description John Reiser 2010-02-24 12:16:35 EST
Description of problem: /sbin/new-kernel-pkg is run as part of composing install media, as well as for actual installation.  When composing install media, then /etc/fstab does not exist, yet new-kernel-pkg tries to access it using 'awk'.

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How reproducible: every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. compose install media using pungi, such as:
/usr/bin/pungi -c /usr/share/pungi/fedora-13.ks --destdir=$DESTDIR \
        --name Fedora --ver $VERSION --nosource
Actual results:
(395/395) [100%] Installing kernel-2.6.33-0.52.rc8.git6.fc13.x86_64
awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `/etc/fstab' for reading (No such file or directory)

Expected results: No complaints.

Additional info: The install() procedure should run the 'awk' only if $rootdevice will be used:
 if [[ -n "$cfgGrub"  ||  -n "$cfgLilo" ]]
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