{Disarmed} RE: preupgrade 12 to 13 error

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Mon Jun 7 15:49:14 UTC 2010


On 06/07/2010 04:43 PM, Craig White wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-07 at 11:26 -0400, Alan J. Gagne wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 16:22:49 +0300,
>>>   Doron Bar Zeev <MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "admin.fedoraproject.org" claiming to be doronbr770 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 16:14, Alan J. Gagne <MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "admin.fedoraproject.org" claiming to be alanjgagne at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> This machine is a fully updated fresh install of F12 with a 300mb /boot on
>>>>> mdraid.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I think that /boot must not be on a raid, which may be the problem.
>>>
>>> Raid 1 is OK.
>> I am actually running raid 0 (BIOS RAID) using two 80GB ssd drives
>> split into
>> three partitions. (Win7 on md126p1 and F12 on md126p2 - /boot,md126p3
>> LVM for / and swap)
> ----
> BIOS RAID sounds suspiciously like fake RAID which meant that you had to
> load a specific device driver/kernel module just to get Fedora 12
> installed and that specific driver is not included in the reboot process
> of preupgrade so it won't work.
> 
> If you are using dkms or something similar to automatically build the
> kernel module each time you install a new kernel, you could probably use
> yum to upgrade you from F12 to F13.
> 
> Perhaps you want to tell us what this BIOS RAID is and how you managed
> to get F12 installed on that setup.

At a guess and based on the above output it was being handled by dmraid
in F12 and is now using MD RAID (so it's an Intel ISW fake RAID controller).

Regards,
Bryn.



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