Re: F17 rootfs on Trim Slice = kernel problems

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On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 04:33:53PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 04:26:48PM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 03:45:06PM +0000, Leif Lindholm wrote:
> > >> Brendan Conoboy pointed me to
> > >> which boots without either issue.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > How do people install this in the rootfs?  yum segfaulted when I ran
> > > it in the chroot (no debug tools so I couldn't tell why).  Do you do
> > > 'rpm2cpio' and then run the %post script by hand?
> > 
> > Needs to be running on an ARM platform to install on a rootfs. On any
> > ARM (untuntu or what ever) mount it then "chroot /mnt/rootfs/" then
> > either yum or rpm.
> Of course :-)
> However I'm running it on the F15 that I have installed on the Trim
> Slice currently, so perhaps there is something missing in that kernel.
> Without any gdb/strace/etc in the rootfs it's a bit hard to tell ...
> I'll try rpm directly, that's a good idea.

Direct installation with 'rpm -i --oldpackage' was ok, and I got an
initramfs which at least looks like it's the right size.

Hopefully I will be able to finish an F17 installation and that will
let me start on building virt packages ...


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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