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|Summary:||Laptop hangs on boot after selecting "Upgrade auf Fedora 16 (Verne)" from grub menu|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Simon Lewis <simon.lewis>|
|Component:||preupgrade||Assignee:||Richard Hughes <hughsient>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||colin, hoffmann, hughsient, simon.lewis|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 12:20:48 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Simon Lewis 2011-11-25 09:33:29 EST
Description of problem: Laptop "freezes" immediately after selecting "Upgrade to Fedora 16 (Verne)" from grub menu on boot Version-Release number of selected component: preupgrade-1.1.10-1.fc15.noarch How reproducible: Totally reproducible Steps to Reproduce: 1. Run "preupgrade" as root in konsole 2. Next through all steps in upgrade wizzard 3. Reboot laptop Additional info: content of grub.conf # grub.conf generated by anaconda # # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file # NOTICE: You do not have a /boot partition. This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg. # root (hd0,5) # kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sda6 # initrd /boot/initrd-[generic-]version.img #boot=/dev/sda default=1 timeout=3 splashimage=(hd0,5)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz hiddenmenu title Upgrade auf Fedora 16 (Verne) kernel /boot/upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade ks=hd:UUID=7d0b8a41-4cc4-499a-86fd-a5a0b8cac262:/boot/upgrade/ks.cfg initrd /boot/upgrade/initrd.img title Fedora (220.127.116.11-1.fc15.x86_64) root (hd0,5) kernel /boot/vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-1.fc15.x86_64 ro root=UUID=7d0b8a41-4cc4-499a-86fd-a5a0b8cac262 rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_LVM rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=de-latin1-nodeadkeys rhgb quiet initrd /boot/initramfs-22.214.171.124-1.fc15.x86_64.img title Fedora (3.0.9-1.rt25.1.fc15.ccrma.x86_64.rt) root (hd0,5) kernel /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.9-1.rt25.1.fc15.ccrma.x86_64.rt ro root=UUID=7d0b8a41-4cc4-499a-86fd-a5a0b8cac262 rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_LVM rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=de-latin1-nodeadkeys rhgb quiet initrd /boot/initramfs-3.0.9-1.rt25.1.fc15.ccrma.x86_64.rt.img
Comment 1 Colin Ager 2011-12-19 06:31:21 EST
I have the same problem doing an update from Fed13. My GRUB entry for the update is identical apart from the UUID. I do have a boot/upgrade folder with initrd and vmlinuz. The upgrade process seemed to be going OK up to that point!
Comment 2 Dirk Hoffmann 2011-12-30 16:00:10 EST
Same for me. History may be interesting for debug: I had installed f13 and was amazed how smooth the upgrade to f14 went. Strangely, I had never been notified about an available f15 upgrade. So I went carefully with "preupgrade" to f15 (Lovelock). After "preupgrade" finishing without apparent error, I accepted the suggested reboot and got only a blinking cursor line in the upper left corner of a 80x24 DOS window, alike bug 710756. Ctrl-Alt-Del brought me back to a grub menu with my usual choices (plus an additional f15 upgrade as first choice). Somewhere I read upgrade f14->f16 should work. So I decided to skip f15. Same story as with f15 though. My /boot/grub/grub.conf is now: # grub.conf generated by anaconda # # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file # NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. # root (hd0,4) # kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_ratonneau-lv_root # initrd /initrd-[generic-]version.img #boot=/dev/sda default=1 timeout=15 splashimage=(hd0,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz hiddenmenu title Upgrade to Fedora 16 (Verne) kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade ks=hd:UUID=06bfb773-9006-4c2b-b7aa-521d6a136156:/upgrade/ks.cfg initrd /upgrade/initrd.img title Fedora (126.96.36.199-106.fc14.i686.PAE) #[... removed my irrelevant standard boot choices]
Comment 3 Dirk Hoffmann 2011-12-30 16:08:58 EST
(In reply to comment #2) > title Upgrade to Fedora 16 (Verne) > kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade > ks=hd:UUID=06bfb773-9006-4c2b-b7aa-521d6a136156:/upgrade/ks.cfg > initrd /upgrade/initrd.img Should the "kernel" line contain a more explicit partition identifier than what is between the colons after "repo=hd" (i.e. nothing)??? My /var/cache is on /, which is a logical volume. Unlike my other LVs, it does not show up in "blkid" under /dev/mapper, but under /dev/root. So I beleive I know what I can add to the repo= argument of the kernel. I am trying a double-run of "preupgrade" to f16. (I also read somewhere something like it would work at the second attempt.) If that fails, I will go on as described above. But I would feel more confident, if an expert could comment on my chances to do the right thing.
Comment 4 Dirk Hoffmann 2011-12-30 19:59:07 EST
(In reply to comment #3) > (In reply to comment #2) > > title Upgrade to Fedora 16 (Verne) > > kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade > > ks=hd:UUID=06bfb773-9006-4c2b-b7aa-521d6a136156:/upgrade/ks.cfg > > initrd /upgrade/initrd.img I had no luck up to now. Is the following normal? $ file /boot/upgrade/initrd.img /boot/upgrade/initrd.img: xz compressed data $ cp /boot/upgrade/initrd.img /tmp/img.xz $ unxz /tmp/img.xz unxz: /tmp/img.xz: Compressed data is corrupt Or does it mean that the initrd image is not generated correctly by "preupgrade"? How can I check? What should be on this ramdisk image?
Comment 5 Dirk Hoffmann 2011-12-31 04:17:04 EST
Tried grub2, as described in bug 752734#c8, with a little success. Booting into the "Upgrade to Fedora 16" option works. Kernel is loaded, init-ramdisk is read and apparently OK. "anaconda" starts for f16 installation, but then complains that ISO images are not found: "This can happen, if complex data storage is used, like LVM." Yes, indeed...
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