Bug 818275 - grubby doesn't preserve quotes in --args= parameter
grubby doesn't preserve quotes in --args= parameter
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grubby (Show other bugs)
6.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Blocks: 760559
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Reported: 2012-05-02 11:44 EDT by Jan Stodola
Modified: 2017-09-14 08:32 EDT (History)
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Description Jan Stodola 2012-05-02 11:44:57 EDT
Description of problem:
grubby doesn't preserve quotes that are part of --args= parameter, see example bellow.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grubby-7.0.15-3.el6

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. grubby --add-kernel=/boot/kernel  --args="FCP_1='a007 0x500507630503c73d 0x4020400700000000'"  --initrd=/boot/initrd  --make-default --title=install
2. grep FCP /etc/zipl.conf 

Actual results:
        parameters="FCP_1=a007 0x500507630503c73d 0x4020400700000000"

Expected results:
        parameters="FCP_1='a007 0x500507630503c73d 0x4020400700000000'"
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-05-06 00:03:35 EDT
Since RHEL 6.3 External Beta has begun, and this bug remains
unresolved, it has been rejected as it is not proposed as
exception or blocker.

Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if appropriate and relevant, in the
next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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