preupgrade 12 to 13 error

Alan J. Gagne alanjgagne at
Sun Jun 6 22:34:50 UTC 2010

Need a little help to determine next step.

After reboot from running preupgrade I get the following message.

Error downloading kickstart file.
Then I am being requested to modify the following parameter.


This machine is a fully updated fresh install of F12 with a 300mb /boot 
on mdraid.

title Upgrade to Fedora 13 (Goddard)
         kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade 
         initrd /upgrade/initrd.img
title Fedora (
         root (hd0,1)
         kernel /vmlinuz- ro 
root=/dev/mapper/vg_linux8-lv_root  LANG=en_US.UTF-8 
SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYBOARDTYPE=pc KEYTABLE=us quiet 
rdblacklist=nouveau vga=791 elevator=noop
         initrd /initramfs-

# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Mon Apr  5 20:18:40 2010
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or blkid(8) for more info
/dev/mapper/vg_linux8-lv_root /                 ext4    
noatime,errors=remount-ro        1 1
UUID=d99009ca-09f4-4607-9176-c3a6f6863fa8 /boot ext4    
noatime,errors=remount-ro        1 2
/dev/mapper/vg_linux8-lv_swap swap              swap    
defaults                         0 0
tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs   
defaults,noatime,mode=1777       0 0
tmpfs                   /tmp                    tmpfs   
defaults,noatime,mode=1777       0 0
devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  
gid=5,mode=620                   0 0
sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   
defaults                         0 0
proc                    /proc                   proc    
defaults                         0 0
/dev/vg_linux8_1/lv_opt    /opt                ext4    defaults    
                  1 2

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