Bug 67277 - Need to add restrictions on chars used in VG and LV names
Need to add restrictions on chars used in VG and LV names
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 67217
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Reported: 2002-06-21 16:05 EDT by James Manning
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-01 00:08:43 EDT
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traceback during beta2 LVM install (62.16 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-21 16:05 EDT, James Manning
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Description James Manning 2002-06-21 16:05:07 EDT
traceback a'coming

IMHO, it looks like the restrictions on physical and logical volume names should
be a *lot* tighter - it's letting me put in \ and ! and ? and lots of other
things I can imagine will be problems, especially when I see the device that
grub lists as the boot target including those characters
Comment 1 James Manning 2002-06-21 16:05:41 EDT
Created attachment 62084 [details]
traceback during beta2 LVM install
Comment 2 James Manning 2002-06-21 16:35:51 EDT
when i allowed the default names for everything, the install worked fine (well,
it's working fine, it's actually installing packages now) so I'd have to imagine
this boils down to not being restrictive enough on the characters allowed in
physical and logical volumes
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-01 00:08:37 EDT
Fixed.  Only allowing letters, digits, '.' or '_'.
Comment 4 Jay Turner 2002-09-05 09:35:14 EDT
Looks like the restrictions are in place for re0904.1.
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 12:38:25 EST
Time tracking values updated

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