Bug 854652 - Documentation is not generated properly during build
Documentation is not generated properly during build
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
All Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: Václav Pavlín
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2012-09-05 09:46 EDT by Ken Stailey
Modified: 2013-11-21 15:46 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: grub-0.97-82.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: File grub.info was not cleaned on "make clean" command. Consequence: File grub.info was not generated with latest changes during build. Fix: Explicitly remove grub.info file and generate it during every build. Result: File grub.info now contains latest changes.
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 15:46:50 EST
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Add --encryption in grub.info (1.81 KB, patch)
2013-04-05 04:05 EDT, Václav Pavlín
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Description Ken Stailey 2012-09-05 09:46:11 EDT
Description of problem:

The grub.conf file can include a "password" command which can use "--encrypted" as an option.  The documentation that comes in the grub RPM documents "password" but does not mention the "--encrypted" option.  With RHEL 5.* there was no such option, it is new with RHEL 6.*

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. $ info -f grub.info -n password
Actual results:

Read the resulting text and see no mention of the --encrypted option.

Expected results:

Read the resulting text and see the --encrypted option mentioned.

Additional info:

If you want to see the --encrypted option try:

$ strings /boot/grub/stage2 | grep encrypted
password [--md5|--encrypted] PASSWD [FILE]
If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all interactive editing control (menu entry editor and command line). If the password PASSWD is entered, it loads the FILE as a new config file and restarts the GRUB Stage 2. If you omit the argument FILE, then GRUB just unlocks privileged instructions.  You can also use it in the script section, in which case it will ask for the password, before continueing. The option --md5 tells GRUB that PASSWD is encrypted with md5crypt, --encrypted that PASSWD is encrypted (with algorithm specified in PASSWD: supported is md5, sha-256, sha-512).
Comment 2 Václav Pavlín 2013-04-05 04:05:25 EDT
Created attachment 731849 [details]
Add --encryption in grub.info
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-05-22 17:34:06 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product
Management has requested further review of this request by
Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release for currently deployed products.
This request is not yet committed for inclusion in a release.
Comment 5 Ken Stailey 2013-08-02 08:25:30 EDT
Good catch!
Comment 7 Pavel Holica 2013-10-09 06:09:32 EDT
Reproduced on RHEL6.4 x86_64 Client.
Verified fix on RHEL6.5-20131004.5 x86_64 Client.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 15:46:50 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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