Why dracut fails to create initrd image with error network-legacy no module found

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  • Unable to update to new kernel version with yum as transaction fails with:
dracut: dracut module 'network-legacy' cannot be found or installed.
warning: %posttrans(kernel-core-4.18.0-xx.xx.el8_3.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

Error in POSTTRANS scriptlet in rpm package kernel-core


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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