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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2012 20:27:06 -0600
All,

here is the udev 181 unmasking news item.

If all goes well, this will be committed to the tree  on 3/14 UTC.

William
Title: udev-181 unmasking
Author: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Content-Type: text/plain
Posted: 2012-03-14
Revision: 1
News-Item-Format: 1.0
Display-If-Installed: <sys-fs/udev-181

udev-181 is being unmasked the same day this newsitem is being published.

This news item is to inform you that once you upgrade to a version of
udev >=181, if you have /usr on a separate partition, you must boot your
system with an initramfs which pre-mounts /usr.

An initramfs which does this is created by >=sys-kernel/genkernel-3.4.25 or
>=sys-kernel/dracut-017-r1. If you do not want to use these tools, be
sure any initramfs you create pre-mounts /usr.

Also, if you are using OpenRC, you must upgrade to >= openrc-0.9.9.

For more information on why this has been done, see the following url:
http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/separate-usr-is-broken
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