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Dracut Does Not Overwrite Existing "initramfs" But Adds To Existing "initramfs" (Doc ID 2379247.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 and later
Linux x86-64


dracut -f is used for overwriting the existing intramfs.

In the version 004-409.0.7 the dracut is increasing the intramfs size instead of overwriting.

Problem Packages : dracut-004-409.0.7.el6_8.2.noarch

Before running dracut:



 Updated to dracut-004-409.0.7.el6_8.2.noarch


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