[Mageia-dev] New dracut - please test

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Feb 25 11:46:04 CET 2012

'Twas brillig, and David W. Hodgins at 25/02/12 05:04 did gyre and gimble:
> On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:42:01 -0500, Colin Guthrie
> <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>> The other big change here is to automatically generate a much bigger
>> initramfs when doing an upgrade from mga1. This will include a lot more
> I just tried it running dracut in a chroot from mga1, and got the
> bigger initramfs.
> It still fails to mount /usr, unless I break at pre-pivot and manually run
> lvm vgchange -a y

Now that is interesting...

> I think that should be done before looking for the root filesystem,
> or swap, etc.

Correct it should. Although dracut itself won't actually look for swap,
unless resume support is enabled.

> I also still get the pata_acpi loading before pata_via, which makes my
> hard drives hd? instead of sd?, and stops /dev/sr0 from being created.

Yeah I still need to look at that issue.



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