aufs based upgrade tests

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Tue Mar 17 13:53:23 UTC 2009


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 07:00:12PM +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> Yes, after the upgrade the system will be jaunty until the next
> reboot, then the writable overlay is removed and the system is exactly
> in the same state as before the upgrade.

Does this overlay cover the whole filesystem?  If people start creating
files in /home that are going to be lost on reboot, it would be nice to
warn them about that.

> I created as a stub wiki page:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AufsBasedUpgrades

Marius Gedminas
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