Heads-up: RC4 impending this afternoon

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Nov 1 20:39:40 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-11-01 at 13:04 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Hey, folks. Just a heads-up that RC4 will be landing this afternoon.
> Unfortunately, it contains some changes to key packages (kernel and
> dracut) so ideally we should re-do the full test matrix for it :(. Full
> list of bugs which will likely be addressed in RC4:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748516 "kernel does not boot
> with patch to fix invalid EFI remap calls from 2011-10-18"
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750228 "F16 RC2 efidisk.img
> doesn't boot on ThinkPad T520, older one works" (was already fixed in
> RC3)
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750603 "dracut --install
> isn't copying script to the target"
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746693 "Can't login via gdm
> when `metacity` pkg is not installed"
> so we'll be taking fixes to kernel, dracut, and gdm. fun!

We now have updates for two of the bugs awaiting karma:


Please test and karma if you can, thanks! For gdm it's probably enough
to check if it works, but tests from Xfce users would be great. For
dracut you should install the update then re-install some kernel or
Adam Williamson
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