Fedora choices make upgrading harder and harder
Udo van den Heuvel
udovdh at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 4 14:11:07 UTC 2011
I learned that for new Fedora releases the initrd file, used by
preupgrade, will contain *both* the initrd for the kernel as well as the
install image. (previously also called stage2?)
I think that this takes away upgrade flexibility.
I did not find an explanation that proves my explanation wrong.
Please have a look at
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742677 for the reasons to
bother you here.
Also, while you are at it, please have a look at bz entries like
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504826 as these also make
upgrading via the nicest option impossible.
As I explain in these entries I do think it is not proper to think of
RAID as a 'special setup' in these times.
Also I cannot find any info on what is perhaps happening behind the
scenes w.r.t. this issue, so please enlighten us on how Fedora intends
to fix the RAID upgrade situation.
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