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Bug 1229329 - grub2-mkconfig wrong sorting
Summary: grub2-mkconfig wrong sorting
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub2
Version: 7.1
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: rmarshall
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Depends On: 1124074
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-06-08 13:22 UTC by Jan Kurik
Modified: 2019-12-16 04:46 UTC (History)
27 users (show)

Fixed In Version: grub2-2.02-0.17
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: Bash sort has issues with sorting some NVR strings. Consequence: Kernels will be sorted incorrectly when grub2-mkconfig is run. Fix: Modified grub2 to use the rpm dev tool package rpm sort on RPM based systems. Result: Multiple kernels will now sort properly all the time.
Clone Of: 1124074
Last Closed: 2015-09-15 11:55:52 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Knowledge Base (Solution) 1145853 0 None None None Never
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2015:1784 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE grub2 bug fix update 2015-09-15 15:54:16 UTC

Description Jan Kurik 2015-06-08 13:22:51 UTC
This bug has been copied from bug #1124074 and has been proposed
to be backported to 7.1 z-stream (EUS).

Comment 7 Pavel Holica 2015-07-29 09:09:34 UTC
Unfortunately, I still see wrong order after running grub2-mkconfig

[root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa | grep grub2
[root@localhost ~]# grep menuentry /boot/grub2/grub.cfg 
if [ x"${feature_menuentry_id}" = xy ]; then
export menuentry_id_option
menuentry 'Employee SKU, with Linux 3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64' --class fedora --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os --unrestricted $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64-advanced-95cf2e92-4631-4d15-891c-22b8e869f7b5' {
menuentry 'Employee SKU, with Linux 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7.x86_64' --class fedora --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os --unrestricted $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-3.10.0-229.7.2.el7.x86_64-advanced-95cf2e92-4631-4d15-891c-22b8e869f7b5' {
menuentry 'Employee SKU, with Linux 0-rescue-7e7c9c6ac5a94e5b873a20ba630744e7' --class fedora --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os --unrestricted $menuentry_id_option 'gnulinux-0-rescue-7e7c9c6ac5a94e5b873a20ba630744e7-advanced-95cf2e92-4631-4d15-891c-22b8e869f7b5' {

Moving to ASSIGNED.

Comment 15 errata-xmlrpc 2015-09-15 11:55:52 UTC
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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