new F10 kernel borked?

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Wed Dec 10 22:50:55 UTC 2008

fred smith wrote:

> Well, removing the kernel wasn't as trivial as it might seem, rpm decided
> there were a bunch of dependencies and I didn't want to do battle with it.

	rpm --erase --nodeps
works for this case.  B^)

> So, I took relatime back out of /etc/fstab and built a new initrd image
> based on the new kernel, and it boots!
> So, my question remains: How can I enable relatime on the SSD filesystems
> if every time I get a new kernel via yum/packagekit it becomes unbootable
> because of the relatime in /etc/fstab? There must be a way, and I'm just
> ignorant of it.
> Thanks!

Kevin J. Cummings
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