Fedora 17 Update: dracut-018-23.git20120419.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-04-20 02:22:50

Name        : dracut
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 018
Release     : 23.git20120419.fc17
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.

Update Information:

- fixed vnc installation
- do not ignore ram devices in udev
- lsinitrd support for symlinks
- manpage fixes
- do not include IMA and selinux dracut modules (systemd does that)
- removed dracut shutdown service from reboot
- include all phy network kernel modules
- cleanups now after pre-pivot hook

- fixed strsep
- make sure network is active in online hook
- fix NetworkManager network takeover
- added s390 cms module
- fixed fips module
- made shutdown failsafe
- fixes various anaconda loader bugs

  [ 1 ] Bug #811367 - Anaconda ignores static IP parameters for VNC install
  [ 2 ] Bug #811203 - splitsep() not working correctly
  [ 3 ] Bug #808744 - Booting in FIPS mode fails
  [ 4 ] Bug #810024 - System sometimes fails to shutdown with a screen of dracut garbage
  [ 5 ] Bug #814874 - Please include /etc/e2fsck.conf in initramfs

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update dracut' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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