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Re: Feature proposal: Rebootless Installer



Am Dienstag, den 14.07.2009, 09:27 -0600 schrieb Douglas McClendon:
> Douglas McClendon wrote:
> > Christoph Wickert wrote:
> >> Am Dienstag, den 14.07.2009, 08:09 -0600 schrieb Douglas McClendon:
> >>      2. Imagine after the installation you switch rebootless to the new
> >>         system and install a kmod. But you are still running the kernel
> >>         from the installation medium and kmods get installed for the
> >>         running kernel, which not necessarily needs to be the one that
> >>         was installed.
> > 
> > As with a current LiveOS installation, the installation media kernel is 
> > the running kernel.  (unless the f11 installer already allows you to 
> > trigger a chrooted yum update as part of install).
> 
> Ok, I'll show my good fedora developer maturity and call it a 'night' 
> now that I'm starting to get sloppy.  That should have been worded-
> 
> As with a current LiveOS installation, the installation media kernel is 
> the running kernel.  Even if the f11 installer already allows you to 
> trigger a chrooted yum update as part of the install, you won't be 
> running the updated kernel until after a reboot.

There is no chrooted yum update but the updated packages get installed
*instead* of the old ones from the installation media.

> ... Same as RebootlessInstaller ... until ksplice ...
> 
> Thanks everyone for the vetting so far.  

Thanks a lot for the proposal and the work you've put into it. I'm sure
we all are interested in it, but many of use are just a little skeptical
if it really works out. Please don't let this skepticism scare you. :)

Regards,
Christoph


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