Bug 100914 - Upgrade option fails to install graphical boot package (rhgb)
Summary: Upgrade option fails to install graphical boot package (rhgb)
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Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: beta1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-07-27 00:51 UTC by Fulton Green
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-27 03:19:17 UTC
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Description Fulton Green 2003-07-27 00:51:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
While the Red Hat graphical boot application (rhgb) appears on a clean install,
it failed to install when upgrading from Shrike (9.0) to Severn (9.0.93).

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install on an older Red Hat machine (especially 9/Shrike).
2. When asked if upgrading or installing, choose Upgrade.
3. Complete installation
4. When machine reboots, the graphical boot screen does not appear.

Actual Results:  I saw the boot-time text notifications scroll across my screen.

Expected Results:  I would have seen the graphical boot screen after a few of
the text messages scroll across the screen.  The next-to-last message would have
been the "Welcome to Red Hat Linux" one.

Additional info:

The only mention of "rhgb" in the /root installation logs is in the upgrade.log
file, and it appears to be simply in the context of a full package listing.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-07-27 03:19:17 UTC
Upgrades don't pull in every new feature -- doing so would regularly pull in
things that people may have removed from previous releases.

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