UsrMove feature breaking "yum upgrade" upgrades from older releases to F17?
awilliam at redhat.com
Sat Jan 28 17:04:35 UTC 2012
On Sat, 2012-01-28 at 11:27 +0000, phantomjinx wrote:
> Morning people,
> Having just caught onto this thread about half way through and now read
> the various pages concerning the topic, I am still in the dark about
> going forward.
> I have 3 machines running F15 that I am upgrading to F16 shortly. I have
> been using yum to upgrade 2 of them since Fedora Core 1 so that is my
> usual upgrade path. All of them have a separate /usr partition and it is
> extra hassle for me to unite the partitions.
> I understand that things could gracefully break once the /usr merge has
> occurred. Therefore, is there a resource to explain how to 'pre-mount
> /usr into the initramfs' to avoid the breakages please? Is this
> possible? Would uniting the partitions be the only possibility?
> This is intended as pragmatic questions since I am at this moment quite
> neutral/ignorant on the finer points of this discussion.
As far as F16 goes, you have nothing to worry about; the change is not
happening in F16. It's planned for F17.
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