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|Summary:||preupgrade does not check /boot/upgrade on different partition correctly|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Edwin ten Brink <fedora>|
|Component:||preupgrade||Assignee:||Seth Vidal <skvidal>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2010-06-28 09:30:10 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Edwin ten Brink 2009-07-06 16:30:52 EDT
Description of problem: When /boot/upgrade is symlinked to another partition, preupgrade does not detect that. 1) Required diskspace is as reported on other (non-boot) partition. 2) Files for /boot/upgrade cannot leave the physical partition since the upgrade will not be able to boot. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): rpm -q preupgrade preupgrade-1.1.0-1.fc10.noarch How reproducible: Always. Steps to Reproduce: 1) rm -rf /boot/upgrade 2) ln -s /path/to/other/partition/upgrade /boot/upgrade 3) start pre-upgrade 4) restart system Actual results: grub reports "error 15: file not found" (which is correct, partition is not mounted yet). Expected results: 1) preupgrade should refuse install the files for /boot/upgrade on any another physical partition than /boot. 2) The user should be appropriately warned why it refuses to do so. 3) The space requirements for /boot should be communicated to the user, instead of "not enough space". (This is a side-issue to this bug report, but relevant in combination with point 2.) Additional info: A similar problem with other directories is described in bug 505602.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 11:31:07 EDT
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 09:30:10 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.