Preupgrade behavior or bug?

Cristian Sava csava at
Tue Jan 26 10:31:16 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 11:08 +0100, Thomas Janssen wrote:
> 2010/1/26 Cristian Sava <csava at>:
> > Hi all,
> > I usually manually upgrade my fedora systems but tried using preupgrade
> > in multiboot configurations.
> > If windows is the boot manager ...
> > Why update configuration in preupgrade change the boot flag, leaving an
> > unbootable system or with other boot order?
> > Sure, it's easy fixable but not desirable.
> > So why?
> How is preupgrade supposed to change the windows bootloader? If you
> think you have to use the windows bootloader, you have to fix it every
> update/upgrade
> -- 
> LG Thomas
> Dubium sapientiae initium
By the way,
Do you understand what the boot flag is and for what?
Hint: "fdisk /dev/sda" and toggle boot flag.

So why to change this on upgrading in some environments?

Cristian Sava 

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