Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1024015
dracut-029-1.fc18.2 may make system unbootable
Last modified: 2014-02-05 17:30:51 EST
Description of problem:
I'm using fc18 and suspect my system will become unbootable with an initramfs
generated by dracut-029-1.fc18.2.x86_64.rpm (latest for fc18). This is because
when compared to the initramfs generated by previous version
dracut-024-25.git20130205.fc18.x86_64 I see that among others lvm is missing,
and I need that because I am using md + lvm. Besides that the initramfs is about twice as big as before and includes lots of unnecessary extra drivers. I just seems it is generating a "default" initramfs instead of one "fit" for my system.
One thing I noticed is the absence of /etc/dracut.conf.d/01-dist.conf in the new dracut.
For now I reverted dracut, /etc files, initramfs etcetera back to those corresponding with dracut-024-25.git20130205.fc18.x86_64, but meanwhile this restrains me from installing lots of other updates.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install on a system with md + lvm
2. run dracut -f
3. inspect generated initramfs
lvm binaries missing
lvm binaries included
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