F16->F17 preupgrade (Re: F17 Beta to slip by an additional week.)

Richard Vickery richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com
Wed May 2 14:47:17 UTC 2012


I forgot what the command is to get the text-readout of what happened
during boot; can someone remind me of this? Else my contribution may be
late in coming - apologies.
On 2012-05-02 2:11 AM, "Adam Williamson" <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2012-04-29 at 00:39 +0200, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> > 2012/4/28 Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com>:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > W dniu 28 kwietnia 2012 09:52 użytkownik Adam Williamson
> > > <awilliam at redhat.com> napisał:
> > >> On Fri, 2012-04-27 at 14:18 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > >>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 20:05:50 +0200,
> > >>>    Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>> >
> > >>> >Are there any serious known problems with apache, python, php,
> mysql,
> > >>> >postgresql?
> > >>>
> > >>> I am using F17 on a machine that use postgres and perl scripts (not
> > >>> mod_perl though) to generate web pages using apache. Things seem to
> > >>> be working fine.
> > >>
> > >> As long as http://www.happyassassin.net is running, you can take it
> that
> > >> a basic LAMP stack on F17 is working. =)
> > >
> > > Thanks for the info. I'll try to do an update today - if there are any
> > > problems, then I will let you know.
> >
> > I'm still using grub1 on this machine, so I got small problem
> >
> > Saving Primary metadata
> > Saving file lists metadata
> > Saving other metadata
> > Generating sqlite DBs
> > Sqlite DBs complete
> > Preparing system to boot into installer
> > DEBUG /sbin/grubby --title="Upgrade to Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle)"
> > --remove-kernel="/boot/upgrade/vmlinuz"
> > --add-kernel="/boot/upgrade/vmlinuz"
> > --initrd="/boot/upgrade/initrd.img" --args="preupgrade
> > repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade
> > ks=hd:UUID=daad74d1-728f-42dc-b4ee-456174f83d99:/boot/upgrade/ks.cfg
> >
> stage2=hd:UUID=daad74d1-728f-42dc-b4ee-456174f83d99:/boot/upgrade/squashfs.img"
> > error opening /boot/grub/grub.cfg for read: No such file or directory
> > Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time.
> > All finished. The upgrade will begin when you reboot.
>
> So AIUI, you're saying preupgrade wasn't able to add an entry to grub1's
> config for performing the upgrade? That could be filed as a bug, though
> it probably wouldn't get high priority unless it also affects F15.
>
> > I added this config to grub menu manually and performed update. After
> > update I still have 297 packages to update with yum. I think it was
> > outdated mirror or something like that.
>
> I explained that in my other mail. AIUI, what happens is that preupgrade
> uses the 'release' and 'updates' repositories, it doesn't use
> updates-testing. After preupgrade, updates-testing is enabled, because
> that's the default in fedora-release for pre-releases. So as soon as the
> upgrade is complete, a bunch of new packages from updates-testing is
> immediately 'available'.
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