Bug 988862 - virt-sysprep --firstboot option writes incorrect "99" (instead of "S99") sysv-init-style start up script
virt-sysprep --firstboot option writes incorrect "99" (instead of "S99") sysv...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
Virtualization Bugs
Depends On: 988860
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Reported: 2013-07-26 11:12 EDT by Richard W.M. Jones
Modified: 2014-06-17 22:00 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: libguestfs-1.22.5-1.el7
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Clone Of: 988860
Last Closed: 2014-06-13 05:22:38 EDT
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Description Richard W.M. Jones 2013-07-26 11:12:25 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #988860 +++

Description of problem:

When you use virt-sysprep on a pre-systemd guest (eg. RHEL 6 guest),
with the --firstboot option, it writes a start-up script called


This is of course wrong.  The file should be called


As a result of the incorrect name, the firstboot script does not run.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

libguestfs 1.20.9, 1.22.4, 1.23.10

Note I have fixed this upstream already:
This bug exists so that I can check the fix goes into RHEL 6 & RHEL 7.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

Create a small shell script that "does something useful".  eg.
It could touch a file at a known location.

virt-sysprep --firstboot ./some-script.sh -a RHEL6.guest
Try to boot the guest.

Observe whether or not the firstboot script ran when the
guest booted (eg. was the file touched?)

Additional info:

The bug was found by Nick Strugnell.
Comment 1 bfan 2013-07-29 05:01:17 EDT
Can reproduce with libguestfs-1.22.4-2.el7.x86_64

[root]# cat some-script.sh 


touch /home/usefulfile

[root]# virt-sysprep --firstboot ./some-script.sh -a RHEL-Server-6.4-64-hvm.raw

then, boot up the rhel6.4 guest, and there is no /home/usefulfile
Comment 3 Lingfei Kong 2013-11-16 21:57:16 EST
Verified with libguestfs-1.22.6-15.el7

1. Create test script:
[root@rhel7libguestfs ~]# cat test.sh 

touch /root/test.txt
echo "Hello World!"

2. [root@rhel7libguestfs ~]#  virt-sysprep --firstboot ./test.sh  -a RHEL-Server-6.5-64-20131024.1-hvm.qcow 

3. Check in the guest:
#ls /root/
#test.txt virt-sysprep-firstboot.log

Additional info:
In the guest
#cat virt-sysprep-firstboot.log
=== Running /usr/lib/virt-sysprep/scripts/1384656116-azw3p6uu-test-sh ===
Hello World!
Comment 4 Ludek Smid 2014-06-13 05:22:38 EDT
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.

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