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Re: Announcing Fedora 7 Test 2 (6.91)



On Thursday 01 March 2007 10:55:25 am Hans de Goede wrote:
> Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> > On Thursday 01 March 2007 10:28:14 am Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> >> Jesse Keating wrote:
> >>> Upgrading with PATA Hard Disks
> >>> ========
> >>> If you are using PATA (parallel or "original" style ATA) hard disks and
> >>> you attempt to do a manual yum upgrade to this release, you may be
> >>> unable to boot your system when finished. To avoid this problem, use
> >>> the installer program (Anaconda) to upgrade your system instead of
> >>> using yum.
> >>
> >> "*Manual* yum upgrade" implies that I would prefer some *manual* (not
> >> Anaconda) way to fix this issue...
> >>
> >> In other words, what I should do after the "yum upgrade" and before the
> >> reboot?
> >
> > you would need to setup modprobe.conf before you do your yum update make
> > sure it has the correct entry for the module for your pata controller.
>
> Heuh? Isn't this about libata making /dev/hdx /dev/sdy, and thus that
> you need to make sure that you're filesystems are mounted by label, and
> then after reboot and you know which sdy is your old hdx, fixup
> /etc/fstab for swap
Thats part of it to.  the ata drivers are modules now and not built into the 
kernel.  I probably missed something else also.

-- 
Dennis Gilmore, RHCE


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