[colug-432] SLES10 sp3 upgrades

Angelo McComis angelo at mccomis.com
Fri Dec 18 12:06:17 EST 2009


Thanks for the note. We has several go ok but then one (a pretty  
important one) go toes-up during the upgrade.  We suspected that the  
bootloader was not written correctly, but sounds like your diagnosis  
is more accurate here.

Have they offered an update to the patch/migration package?

- Angelo

via mobile device

On Dec 18, 2009, at 10:35 AM, Travis Sidelinger  
<travis at ilive4code.net> wrote:

> All SLES10 owners:
> Just some information to share.  Recently I've patched and upgraded  
> our
> SLES10 systems (30+).  Ran into some issues.  Without fail Novell  
> never
> lets me down there.
> Watch out for LVM not enabled at boot within the initrd.  You'll need
> to:  mkinitrd -f lvm2
> And, watch out on HP Proliant hardware for the cciss driver not in the
> kernel.  You'll need to update /etc/sysconfig/kernel and add cciss to
> the list of initrd modules.
> -Travis Sidelinger
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