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Re: usrmove problem



On Tue, 2012-01-31 at 09:26 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-01-31 at 10:44 -0500, Tom H wrote:
> 
> > >> Also, the problem is in your initramfs, not the kernel itself.
> > >>
> > >> Harald?
> > >
> > > I was about to follow up. I tried rebuilding the rc6 kernel's
> > > initramfs but there was no joy. I then managed to boot with the rc6
> > > kernel using the rc4 initramfs.
> > >
> > > I've unpacked my the rc4 and rc6 initramfs's to take a look but have
> > > had to go back to real work...
> > 
> > Unpacked initramfs-3.3.0-0.rc1.git4.1.fc17.i686.img to "~/rc4" and
> > initramfs-3.3.0-0.rc1.git6.1.fc17.i686.img to "~/rc6":
> > 
> > [root@localhost ~]# find . -name 'libc.so.6'
> > ./rc4/run/initramfs/lib/libc.so.6
> > [root@localhost ~]#
> 
> The initramfs is generated on-the-fly when the kernel is installed. So I
> suspect the bug here is correctly described as 'When installing any
> kernel package after doing the /usr move updates, the generated
> initramfs will not contain /lib/libc.so.6' - i.e. the actual kernel
> package in question doesn't matter, it's rather that any attempt to
> generate an initramfs after doing the /usr move will fail. This is
> obviously a significant problem, if I'm correct.

Has anyone else who's done the /usr move tried to install a kernel after
the move? If so, does it work, or do you hit the same problem Tom hit?
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