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[opensuse-factory] Re: initrd -> initramfs
  • From: Andreas Schwab <schwab@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 17:19:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <mvm368framq.fsf@suse.de>
On Mai 04 2020, Michal Suchánek wrote:

Won't work in what manner? dracut will create something, that something
will be added to menu by update-grub or what the script is named, and
loaded on boot. Only broken case is both initrd and initramfs exist and
grub picks the wrong one. For that the dracut package needs to detect
update from initrd to initramfs and rename the ramdisks or something.

The other potential problem is that the old ramdisks will not go away
when the kernel is removed because the package owns the initrd and not
initramfs. If we want to address this dracut can query the kernel
package content and decide according to that.

You also need to fix the postuninstall script of the kernel after the
fact.

Andreas.

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