Fedora 16 Update: dracut-013-4.fc16

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Tue Aug 23 20:37:11 UTC 2011


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-11049
2011-08-17 20:19:41
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Name        : dracut
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 013
Release     : 4.fc16
URL         : https://dracut.wiki.kernel.org/
Summary     : Initramfs generator using udev
Description :
Dracut contains tools to create a bootable initramfs for 2.6 Linux kernels.
Unlike existing implementations, dracut does hard-code as little as possible
into the initramfs. Dracut contains various modules which are driven by the
event-based udev. Having root on MD, DM, LVM2, LUKS is supported as well as
NFS, iSCSI, NBD, FCoE with the dracut-network package.

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Update Information:

fixed crash with livenet installed, fixed live iso mounting fixes anaconda image building with lorax, speedup of initramfs creation, better fsck handling, shutdown bugfixes, btrfs with multiple devices, lsinitrd also display the initramfs size in human readable form, livenet module, to mount live-isos over http, support lvm mirrors, start degraded lvm mirrors after a timeout, start degraded md raids after a timeout, lots of bugfixes, fixed argument parsing fixed symbolic link creation
fixed live iso mounting
fixes anaconda image building with lorax, 
speedup of initramfs creation, 
better fsck handling, 
shutdown bugfixes, 
btrfs with multiple devices, 
lsinitrd also display the initramfs size in human readable form, 
livenet module, to mount live-isos over http, 
support lvm mirrors, 
start degraded lvm mirrors after a timeout, 
start degraded md raids after a timeout, 
lots of bugfixes

fixed argument parsing
fixed symbolic link creation
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #730579 - dracut can't mount root filesystem on installer iso boot
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730579
  [ 2 ] Bug #728863 - Wrongly SELinux-labelled files in /lib(64) prevent boot of Fedora 16 Alpha RC systems with SELinux enabled
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728863
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update dracut' at the command line.
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available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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