Bug 741847 - Installing older kernel causes grub menu to list wrong kernel versions
Installing older kernel causes grub menu to list wrong kernel versions
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 732654
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grubby (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-09-28 02:35 EDT by William Brown
Modified: 2011-11-25 11:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-11-25 11:14:43 EST
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Description William Brown 2011-09-28 02:35:56 EDT
Description of problem:

Installation of an older kernel causes grubby to generate a menu item like such

menuentry 'Fedora (' --class fedora --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
	set gfxpayload=keep
	insmod gzio
	insmod part_gpt
	insmod ext2
	set root='(hd0,gpt2)'
	search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 1aff1091-9965-4c8d-9a57-12f0e36d1c98
	echo 'Loading Fedora (3.1.0-0.rc6.git0.3.fc16.x86_64)'
	linux	/vmlinuz- root=UUID=dec6864b-e480-4901-898d-0c02f4eb5db4 ro  KEYTABLE=dvorak rd.md=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.dm=0 quiet SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
	echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
	initrd /initramfs-

Specifically note that the echo lines are incorrect. This misleads the user into believing the wrong kernel is being booted.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install an older kernel (rpm -ivh --force kernel-older-version)
2. View grub menu

Actual results:

Wrong version in echo line

Expected results:

Correct version is listed.
Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2011-11-25 11:14:43 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 732654 ***

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