CD version gone?

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Tue May 1 12:58:01 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-01 at 13:59 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> dragoran wrote:
> > Jon Ciesla wrote:
> >> Is it possible to use pungi to create fc7 cds using fc6 and a fc7 
> >> repo? The docs state that it isn't. A LiveCD would be too small for my 
> >> purposes.
> >>
> >> What about yum upgrades?  I've done them for all my machines from FC3
> >> onwards with minor hiccups.  Will the new PATA system cause me fstab
> >> headaches?
> >>   
> > only if you don't mount by label
> I don't think that's right; the PATA drivers in FC7 are modules rather 
> than being compiled into the kernel, and will hence need an appropriate 
> entry in modprobe.conf making so that the initrd includes the necessary 
> module(s). Anaconda will do this but I don't think anything in the yum 
> upgrade process will take care of this.

mkinitrd is actually pretty smart about this these days; the entries in
modprobe.conf are used as hints to ordering more than anything else


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