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Re: Feature idea: package an installer image as a grub entry before F8.



On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 11:40 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 June 2007 11:32:30 Will Woods wrote:
> > 1. download new repo info
> > 2. download all new packages
> > 0. boot into installer
> > 3. upgrade all new packages
> > 4. reboot into new system
> >
> > So now we spend a minimal amount of time in the installer, *and* the
> > upgrade is fully automatic, *and* we're still doing upgrades The Right
> > Way.
> >
> > Does this sound like a reasonable plan of attack?
> 
> Oft times you need the new yum / rpm to appropriately depsolve what is needed 
> for "all the new packages" or maybe even to process the repo info at some 
> point.

Good point. That's something we'll need to remember if we go forward
with this. Luckily yum/rpm/etc. can be fetched and used without needing
to boot into the installer environment.

-w

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