FC6 -> F7 upgrade stalls

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 14:24:10 UTC 2007


On 6/9/07, Lonni J Friedman <netllama at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm attempting to upgrade a system from FC6 x86 to F7, and the upgrade
> is stalling after installing a few packages every time.
>
> When I switch to a virtual console, I see that anaconda is consuming
> 100% CPU, and in the upgrade.log the last few lines show assorted
> packages with the error:
> "Couldn't fork %post: Cannot allocate memory"
>
> This system has 384MB of RAM, so its not starved by any means.  Any
> one have ideas?

A lot of people have complained about installing F7. Maybe a yum
installation may overcome the problems that you are experiencing. For
details, see:

http://marc.info/?l=fedora-list&m=118123328903053&w=2

Paul




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