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|Summary:||preupgrade makes non-usable initramfs|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Hin-Tak Leung <htl10>|
|Component:||preupgrade||Assignee:||Richard Hughes <hughsient>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||goeran, hughsient, mads|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|:||904288 (view as bug list)||Environment:|
|Last Closed:||2013-02-13 09:45:48 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Hin-Tak Leung 2012-06-03 20:00:00 EDT
Created attachment 588977 [details] "rpm -qa --last" before and after preupgrade. Description of problem: First described in: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820351#c36 After going through preupgrade, I ended up with a 3.3.7-1.fc17 kernel which boots with the message: -------------- [ 0.020998] ..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC [ 1.457035] ata1: softreset failed (device not ready) ata_id: unable to open '$devnode' dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue dracut Warning: /dev/mapper/VolGroup01-LogVol00 does not exist Dropping to debug shell. dracut:/# --------------- Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): I am going to attach my rpm -qa --last before and after preupgrade. kernel-3.3.7-1.fc17 How reproducible: Always, tried rebooting a few times, until I did rpm -ivh --force <the-same-kernel>. Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual results: Expected results: Additional info: The problem was fixed with booting the old f16 kernel (and let it crash on shutdown), do rpm -ivh --force <koji_url_of_3.3.7-1.fc17> to re-install the f17 kernel.
Comment 1 Hin-Tak Leung 2012-06-03 20:06:15 EDT
Somebody might want to look at where "unable to open '$devnode'" comes from...
Comment 2 Mads Kiilerich 2012-06-03 20:27:40 EDT
Please attach your anaconda logs.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 08:51:28 EST
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 09:45:52 EST
Fedora 16 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2013-02-12. Fedora 16 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates.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.