Dracut HostOnly or ConfigurationOnly?
pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Fri Sep 6 13:36:26 UTC 2013
On 06.09.2013 11:38, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> On 09/06/2013 11:31 AM, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
>> On 09/06/2013 11:05 AM, poma wrote:
>>> On 05.09.2013 16:51, Harald Hoyer wrote:
>>>> This Fedora release builds an initramfs tailored especially for your computer
>>>> hardware. If you change your machine or partitions or significant hardware, you
>>>> might have to boot with the "Rescue" boot entry and execute "dracut
>>>> --regenerate-all". If you want your initramfs to be hardware independent,
>>>> install the "dracut-nohostonly" rpm package. If you don't want rescue images at
>>>> all (like in virtual machines), install the "dracut-norescue" rpm package.
>>> Package over here, package over there.
>>> It's not so long ago called configuration.
>>> Now if we want to configure something, we install a package.
>>> Can someone package a pizza and send it here.
>>> Oh wait, I forgot about prosciutto.
>>> Install a prosciutto package, please.
>> Using package installation as configuration is quite bizarre.
>> Wasn't there a specific policy that installation and configuration
>> are two different things?
>> "You installed httpd, ok, so you have the stuff on your disk, but that
>> does not mean it will run at next reboot, you have to configure and
>> activate it explicitly".
> Well, because the initramfs was built in the %posttrans-action of the
> installation, pulling in the configuration to build a different kind of
> initramfs seemed the easiest way of doing kickstarts for me.
If something is good for someone, why not recommend it to the others, right.
Urbi et Orbi.
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