Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 835770
Fresh Install fails to boot (no init)
Last modified: 2013-02-13 09:46:44 EST
Created attachment 594681 [details]
Description of problem:
When there is a separate /usr, preupgrade creates an f17 system that fails to boot with "cannot find init".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Sorry, can't figure out how to check (preupgrade has been upgraded to f17), but it was the latest version in a fully updated f16 as of 27/6/2012
Not sure. Will have more information as I try to upgrade more systems...
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install preupgrade in F16, on a system with separate /usr
2. Upgrade to F17
System fails to boot because it looks for init without having mounted /usr
This looks awfully like a re-emergence of Bug 804913 (the same fix listed in Comment 3 of Bug 804913 still works). However if you are tempted to mark this as a duplicate, please consider that this also implies changing the 'closed' rating for Bug 804913 - it may be 'closed wontfix', but it clearly isn't 'closed errata' - no amount of documentation change is going to fix this problem for those who already have f16 installations with separate /usr partitions.
Created attachment 594682 [details]
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