Bug 826738

Summary: F16 -> F17 preupgrade fails when debugfs mount point is in /etc/fstab
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ben Greear <greearb>
Component: preupgradeAssignee: Richard Hughes <hughsient>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 17CC: christof, hughsient
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 00:41:53 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Ben Greear 2012-05-30 20:56:49 UTC
Description of problem:

Trying to use preupgrade to go from F16 to F17.  It fails while
finding storage devices.  The backtrace makes me think the reason
is that I have a line to mount debugfs at /debug in my /etc/fstab.
And the preupgrade script throws and exception and refuses to continue.

After deleting the debugfs entry from /etc/fstab, preupgrade continues

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 17.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F16
2. Create /debug debugfs mount entry in /etc/fstab
3. Run pre-upgrade to F17.
Actual results:

Throws exception finding storage devices and will not pre-upgrade.

Expected results:

Shiny new F17 system.

Additional info:

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