Re: [opensuse-kernel] Re: Kernel binrpm produces brokes grub2 config

From: Andrey Borzenkov
Date: Tue Jul 29 2014 - 11:22:45 EST

В Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:23:54 +0200
Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> пишет:

> On 2014-07-29 12:18, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I'm not sure who to blame, but the below commit breaks the kernel binrpm target for me.
> > It produces a faulty grub2 config.
> > After installing such a kernel grub2 looks for vmlinuz-XY-rpm and initrd-XY-rpm.
> > These files are not existing and the machine does no longer boot.
> > Luckily an addition boot entry without the -rpm suffix exists, if remote access works
> > one can recover the machine.
> >
> > My question is, why do we need these copy of vmlinuz anyway?
> > After calling installkernel on the -rpm variants you delete them again...
> The typical /sbin/installkernel script does a cp "$2" "/boot/...", so
> you can't use the already installed files as its arguments.
> > This <insert swear word here> happens on openSUSE 13.1, maybe their installkernel script needs fixing.
> I guess that the problem is that grub2-mkconfig sees the temporary
> /boot/vmlinuz-*-rpm file and creates a menu entry for it. I guess we
> should create the temporary kernel and initrd files somewhere else than
> in /boot.

Or name it differently - e.g. rpm-vmlinuz-XY.

> Michal

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