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|Summary:||rfe - use DVD in preupgrade|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jim Cromie <jim.cromie>|
|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:||2013-02-13 09:45:55 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Jim Cromie 2012-06-04 14:19:05 EDT
Description of problem: preupgrade is taking forever to download stuff thats already on the DVD I burned (which breaks for other other reasons). Itd be nice if there was a way to tell it to use the DVD in the drive. The README gives no help re how to use the tool bad if your internet is busted I tried running $> preupgrade --help while it was running in another terminal, to see if there was such a feature. It prompted for root password (it shouldnt - giving help should be read-only, not privileged) Further, once I gave it, it appeared to do scary things to my other running session: [jimc@groucho boot]$ preupgrade --help Loaded plugins: blacklist, whiteout No plugin match for: rpm-warm-cache No plugin match for: remove-with-leaves Detected in-progress upgrade to Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) Clearing data from upgrade to Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) preupgrade (baseurl) url: http://fake.url/preupgrade now: http://fake.url/preupgrade preupgrade-adobe-linux-i386 (baseurl) url: http://fake.url/preupgrade-adobe-linux-i386 now: http://fake.url/preupgrade-adobe-linux-i386 preupgrade-adobe-linux-x86_64 (baseurl) url: http://fake.url/preupgrade-adobe-linux-x86_64 now: http://fake.url/preupgrade-adobe-linux-x86_64 preupgrade-fedora (baseurl) .... "Clearing data" that Ive spent much time downloading gives me heartburn; though the other gui session seems to be proceeding, after a disconcerting pause following the --help Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual results: Expected results: Additional info:
Comment 1 Jim Cromie 2012-06-04 14:42:43 EDT
DAMN it did actually delete /boot/upgrade A hugely overdone response to "cancel", esp when the "tip" says otherwize.
Comment 2 gatlibs 2012-06-04 19:26:24 EDT
I've cancelled the download many times, at many stages, and everytime that I had a partial download the result was an erased or unused download. I have been unsuccessfully attemping to download the preupgrade for F16x68_64. I'm not sure if what was downloaded was actually deleted or if it simply just re-downloads everything from the beginning anyway. Does it delete when reinitialized after a cancelled attempt?
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 08:51:33 EST
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 09:45:58 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.