Feature idea: package an installer image as a grub entry before F8.
wwoods at redhat.com
Tue Jun 5 18:17:51 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 11:40 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 June 2007 11:32:30 Will Woods wrote:
> > 1. download new repo info
> > 2. download all new packages
> > 0. boot into installer
> > 3. upgrade all new packages
> > 4. reboot into new system
> > So now we spend a minimal amount of time in the installer, *and* the
> > upgrade is fully automatic, *and* we're still doing upgrades The Right
> > Way.
> > Does this sound like a reasonable plan of attack?
> Oft times you need the new yum / rpm to appropriately depsolve what is needed
> for "all the new packages" or maybe even to process the repo info at some
Good point. That's something we'll need to remember if we go forward
with this. Luckily yum/rpm/etc. can be fetched and used without needing
to boot into the installer environment.
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