[CentOS] software raid :: kernel update procedure

Philip Gwyn liste at artware.qc.ca
Thu Nov 12 21:58:23 UTC 2009


On 11-Nov-2009 Adrian Sevcenco wrote:
> Hi! I have an software raid installation (md_dX type) and i am wondering
> what is the procedure for kernel update... is the initrd auto-magicaly
> rebuild?

Yes.  As part of kernel.rpm 's postinstall script.

You can verify the initrd by looking at /boot/initrd-2.6.X-XXXXX.img (roughly):

gzip -dc initrd.....img > /tmp/temp.img
mount -o loop /tmp/temp.img /mnt
cat /mnt/init
umount /mnt

-Philip



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