Incorrect grub entry inserted by Preupgrade

James Laska jlaska at
Thu May 27 14:43:54 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 17:37 +0300, Hassan Ibraheem wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just upgraded to Fedora 13 from 12 using preupgrade-cli, my /boot
> is too small unfortunately, so install.img wasn't downloaded.
> When I rebooted anaconda complained that it couldn't read the
> kickstart file, that's when I looked at the grub entry inserted by
> preupgrade:
> title Upgrade to Fedora 13 (Goddard)
> kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade
> ks=hd:UUID=*-*-*-*-*:/upgrade/ks.cfgstage2=
> initrd /upgrade/initrd.img
> for some reason, the space between "ks.cfg" and "stage2" was omitted.
> I've added the space manually, and successfully upgraded.
> Should I report that against preupgrade (or maybe grubby)? It looks
> like a minor issue, and I can't try to reproduce it now that I've
> already upgraded.

Please file against preupgrade.  This appears to only happen when using
preupgrade-cli with insufficient disk space in /boot.  I suspect the
following patch would fix the problem.


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