Bug 829927 - mdadm&device-mapper not in core - dracut has deps on these tools
mdadm&device-mapper not in core - dracut has deps on these tools
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dracut (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-06-07 16:06 EDT by Steven Dake
Modified: 2016-04-26 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 14:41:53 EDT
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Description Steven Dake 2012-06-07 16:06:49 EDT
Description of problem:
mdadm & device-mapper not in core group

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora 17 iso

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a kickstart with only base and core groups
2. kickstart will boot, but won't shutdown properly because dracut depends on mdadm and dmsetup dropping to a debug shell
Actual results:
using just base and core results in an image that doesn't shutdown

Expected results:
using just base and core should result in an image that can shutdown

Additional info:
base & core are default for JEOS images used in most cloud environments
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2012-06-08 04:48:46 EDT
does a:
# dracut -f
fix the issue?
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2012-06-08 06:34:48 EDT

Package dracut-018-52.git20120605.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing dracut'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 3 Steven Dake 2012-06-08 08:48:19 EDT
how do you do dracut -f with kickstart?
Comment 4 Steven Dake 2012-06-08 10:20:16 EDT

I should have stated in the earlier bug report I ran kickstart on a F16 host (to kickstart a f17 guest inside oz).  As such I can't install dracut as you recommend.

I do have a question though, if dracut is changed for f17, in order to use this doesn't a new iso need to be generated?

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2012-06-12 08:52:54 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> how do you do dracut -f with kickstart?

you can do that in %post
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