On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 02:30:56PM -0800, Andrew Farris wrote:
Bill Crawford wrote:
> On 23/01/2008, Jesse Keating <jkeating(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>> The best way around it is to use rescue.iso instead. Since rescue.iso
>> has stage2 on it, you can point it at any repo to do the install, like
>> your original F8 repo.
> Sounds good. I can't find a rescue.iso under development at the
> moment, though, so I'm going with (in order) trying to use rawhide
> vmlinuz + initrd.img (replacing .buildstamp with the one from F8); and
> if that doesn't work, actually replacing the F8 install kernel with
> the rawhide installer kernel and ditto the modules in the initrd ...
Rescue isos for rawhide that Jesse posted to install from the F8 repo.
I'd be *VERY* careful with those images due to this bug:
Bugzilla Bug 429782: "extents" flag appeared on ext3 filesystem, can't mount
You don't want to accidentally mess up your ext3 filesystems and make
them very hard to recover.