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|Summary:||F16 -> F17 preupgrade fails when debugfs mount point is in /etc/fstab|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Ben Greear <greearb>|
|Component:||preupgrade||Assignee:||Richard Hughes <hughsient>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2013-07-31 20:41:53 EDT||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Ben Greear 2012-05-30 16:56:49 EDT
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 normally. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 17. How reproducible: Always. 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:
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-07-03 18:39:58 EDT
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-07-31 20:41:59 EDT
Fedora 17 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2013-07-30. Fedora 17 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates.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.