"install devtools" in F22 live boot, device-mapper implosion

Adam Williamson adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 31 03:28:38 UTC 2015

On Thu, 2015-07-30 at 21:11 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
> User over on users@ list reports booting Fedora 22 Workstation (live
> media), and doing:
> # dnf install "Developer Tools"
> Implodes.
> I've reproduced the problem, and the gist is that there's a dm
> snapshot that's too small for this task, it gets full quickly, the
> file system face plants, and the kernel oopses. No recovery is
> possible. Long version [1].
> Question 1: Should this work better and be a supported use case?

My understanding has always been that installing packages on the live
media is an unsupported, 'if you're lucky it might work for a few small
ones' kind of thing.

If someone wants to try and make it work better that's great, of
Adam Williamson
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