Commit d34c7fbb authored by Denis Pynkin's avatar Denis Pynkin

Remove details about loopback device

Remove mention about implementation details during mass storage
upgrade -- we should not mention exact mechanism used during upgrade in
concept document.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDenis Pynkin <denis.pynkin@collabora.com>
parent 2369599e
......@@ -682,17 +682,15 @@ They can be PGP signed to ensure security.
The user would download an update from a web site and put it in the root
of an external drive. After the drive is mounted, the update management
daemon would look for files with a specific name pattern in the root of
the drive. If an appropriate file is found, the update management daemon
would mount the file using a [loopback] block device and verify that
it's a signed package repository or collection of piece files that
comprise a system image which has a newer version than the currently
installed system. If that verification passes, the user would get a
notification saying that updates are available from the drive.
the drive. If an appropriate file is found, it is checked to be a valid
ostree static bundle with the right metadata, and if that verification
passes, the user would get a notification saying that updates are
available from the drive.
Upon telling the system that the upgrade should be started the user
would be asked not to remove the drive, and a similar upgrade procedure
as described in the previous sections would be carried out (with the
notable exception that the files will be used directly from the loopback
notable exception that the files will be used directly from the
device instead of dowloaded to internal storage), with an announcement
at the end that it is safe to remove the drive. If the user ignores the
previous warning and removes the drive while the upgrade is still
......@@ -1425,8 +1423,6 @@ BTRFS development and
[debdelta]: http://debdelta.debian.net/
[loopback]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loop_device
[fedora-btrfs]: https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/704
[Oracle]: https://emeapressoffice.oracle.com/Press-Releases/Oracle-Announces-Production-Release-of-Unbreakable-Enterprise-Kernel-Release-2-for-Oracle-Linux-29a4.aspx
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