another upgrade, another disaster

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu Jun 7 21:58:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 07:53 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:15 AM, Benny Amorsen <benny+usenet at> wrote:
> > Adam Williamson <awilliam at> writes:
> >
> >> 3. yum *if you follow the instructions carefully*
> >
> > Those instructions include dracut doing unspecified magic. For other
> The magic was quite specified.  You rebuild the initramfs with the
> convertfs module included, and pass the approriate arguments on boot.
> There's a wiki page covering exactly that.

Note that the exact same magic is done for you automatically during an
anaconda/preupgrade-based upgrade; the same dracut invocation is
performed, it's just that you don't do it manually.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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