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Bug 1260555 - grub2 shell function version_find_latest() failed to identify latest RHEL kernel
Summary: grub2 shell function version_find_latest() failed to identify latest RHEL kernel
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1124074
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub2
Version: 7.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: rmarshall
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-09-07 08:55 UTC by Till Maas
Modified: 2015-10-12 18:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-10-12 18:34:44 UTC
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Description Till Maas 2015-09-07 08:55:51 UTC
Description of problem:
grub2 uses a shell function called version_find_latest() to find the latest RHEL kernel. However sometimes it fails to identify the latest kernel resulting in an older kernel be booted instead of the latest one.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. source /usr/share/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib  # get shell functions
2. version_find_latest /boot/vmlinuz-3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64 /boot/vmlinuz-3.10.0-229.11.1.el7.x86_64

Actual results:

Expected results:
It should output the latest release, which is:

Additional info:

Comment 2 Akemi Yagi 2015-09-14 12:26:15 UTC
I believe this is being addressed in BZ #1124074 and the fix is coming soon.

Comment 3 rmarshall 2015-10-12 18:34:44 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1124074 ***

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