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

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Wed May 2 23:16:34 UTC 2012

On 2 May 2012 10:16, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-04-29 at 12:00 +0100, Ian Malone wrote:
>> However, one pre-upgrade bug that may prevent you installing and is
>> not on the blockers list:
> The blocker list is specifically intended to be open to nominations. We
> still have the problem that people without editbugs privileges can't
> change the Blocks: field, though :(. If you have the power to edit that
> field and you think a bug should be a blocker, _please_ just edit the
> field and put the appropriate bug alias in there - FXXAlpha to nominate
> a bug as an Alpha blocker, FXXBeta to nominate it as a Beta blocker, and
> FXXBlocker to nominate it as a Final blocker. See
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:SOP_blocker_bug_process for more
> details. You aren't assuming any special powers by doing so, you're not
> 'making' the bug a blocker - you're only nominating it as one. No-one
> will be angry with you, the bug will be reviewed at a blocker review
> meeting, and it can very easily be rejected if we decide it isn't a
> blocker. Nominating a blocker is never a destructive action. So please,
> always err on the side of doing it. :)

Cool, didn't know that was the process.

>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813973
>> "Preupgrade fails to build proper squashfs.img URL on boot with small
>> boot partitions"
>> Not apparent till you've downloaded all packages and rebooted into the
>> installer.
> I'll take a look at that one, thanks.

I still have to confirm this happens after removing
/boot/preupgrade_filler as described in


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