Announce: fedostree/rpm-ostree v2014.3

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Tue Jan 21 19:07:04 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 07:40:00AM +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Interesting. I've downloaded the VM Image and tried to understand
> the setup. Apparently there exist sort of two root trees / and
> /sysroot in the system with some links targeting the /sysroot tree.
> What I'm wondering about is that /dev/mapper/fedora-root is mounted
> several times on /, /var, /usr and /sysroot (twice!) sometimes rw
> and sometimes ro.
> The impression I get is that /sysroot is the actual root fs in the
> image and / the ostree directory at least that's what the links seem
> to suggest. I still don't understand the mount-voodoo though. Is
> there some documentation about this available?

Out of interest, did you boot into the alternate tree, ie:


at the boot prompt?  (Documented in


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