[Test-Announce] Fedora 17 Alpha Test Compose 2 (TC2) Available Now!

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Sat Feb 11 02:34:51 UTC 2012

On 02/10/2012 04:19 PM, Brian C. Lane wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 02:00:29PM -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>> On 02/09/2012 06:11 PM, Andre Robatino wrote:
>>> **IMPORTANT**: There were different versions of the TC2 install and live
>>> images which were overwritten prior to this announcement. I also briefly
>>> posted delta ISOs for some of these old images. Please make sure that
>>> the images you are using correspond to the currently posted checksum files.
>>> As per the Fedora 17 schedule [1], Fedora 17 Alpha Test Compose 2 (TC2)
>>> is now available for testing.
>> I'm trying to do a koan driven vm install using the pxeboot images
>> and the installer fails to boot with:
>> dracut: FATAL: No or empty root= argument
>> dracut: Refusing to continue
>> Am I doing something obviously wrong?
> yes ;)
> The rootfs is now in LiveOS/squashfs.img so when doing something like
> PXE boot or virt-install with --kernel and --initrd you also need to
> provide squashfs.img somehow and point dracut to it with root=live:...
> I think you can serve it up via http, but I haven't confirmed this
> myself.

Also, if it needs a new file to boot, shouldn't this be mentioned 
somewhere in the .treeinfo file?

Orion Poplawski
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