Fedora 13 preupgrade test

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Thu May 13 12:27:46 UTC 2010


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On 05/13/2010 05:54 AM, Andrew Smith wrote:
> Some feedback:
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> After deciding the blocker bugs shouldn't affect my setup I installed 
> Fedora 13 x86_64 using preupgrade from Fedora 12.
> Ran into the usual space issue with /boot partition (had this upgrading 
> to 12) which required removing all previous kernels, easy fix...
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> Install went well although I had to leave the upgrade overnight as 
> SELinux was relabeling the file system - I am running with SELinux 
> disabled so would be nice if this was optional?
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Something enabled SELinux, It would not relabel if it was disabled.
Check /etc/selinux/config  If it really is disabled this is a bug.
> Upon reboot this morning the system hung when trying to start X (I'm 
> using akmod-nvidia for a GeForce 9400 GT)
> I checked xorg logs and I had an API mismatch between the kernel module 
> and driver.
> After going around in circles a bit I fixed this by running the following:
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> sudo rmmod nvidia
> sudo yum remove akmod-nvidia kmod-nvidia*
> sudo yum install akmod-nvidia
> sudo service akmods restart
> startx
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> Only other problem I found was rpmfusion bumped itself up to rawhide for 
> some reason and upgrading a few packages to fc14.
> I removed rpmfusion and the packages that were upgraded and then 
> reinstalled....
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> Apart from these few issues to get the system up and running I haven't 
> noticed any other issues so far.
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> Cheers,
> Andrew
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