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[Bug 875369] New: update-bootloader stuck in infinite loop
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  • Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2014 04:05:25 +0000
  • Message-id: <bug-875369-21960@http.bugzilla.novell.com/>

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875369

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875369#c0


Summary: update-bootloader stuck in infinite loop
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 13.1
Version: Final
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 13.1
Status: NEW
Severity: Critical
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Bootloader
AssignedTo: jsrain@xxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: jsrain@xxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


Created an attachment (id=587840)
--> (http://bugzilla.novell.com/attachment.cgi?id=587840)
strace of `update-bootloader`

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML,
like Gecko) Chrome/33.0.1750.152 Safari/537.36 SUSE/33.0.1750.152

this is a tumbleweed install.

update-bootloader is stuck in an infinite loop (running +15min - high cpu usage
seen in top). this prevents installing a new kernel via zypper as - of course -
the %postinstall never finishes.

attached find an strace of `update-bootloader --refresh`. the strace stops
right after opening "/boot/grub2/grub.cfg" and reading "#\n"# DO NOT EDIT THIS
FILE\n#\n#.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. `update-bootloader --refresh`
2. drink coffee, have fun, sleep
3. goto 2
Actual Results:
update-bootloader never finishes

Expected Results:
a shiny new grub2.cfg

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