When choosing to upgrade the install fails while attempting to find
packages to upgrade. The error message, more or less, is as follows:
File "/usr/bin/anaconda" line 342 in ?
inff.run(todo, test = test)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1163, in run
rc = apply(step, (dir,) + step,
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 317, in
in File "/usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 730
packages = rpm.findUpgradeSet
If there was some way to tell which package it was choking on I'd jusr
remove that package. I tried rpm --rebuilddb and that didn't make any
This message is generally a result of the root partition not getting mounted
during the upgrade. Do me a favor and send me the output of "fdisk -l" for all
of the drives on the system. In addition, please submit a copy of your
Same here. This is a sparc (SS10), RH6.1 upgrade to 6.2.
Problem is in anaconda, fstab.py.
UFS partitions (or anything not "ext2" nor "swap") are _ignored_.
Problem is, only the root partition is ext2.
Others are UFS and NFS. Namely, /var/lib/rpm/ lives in UFS...
There are some lines of interest commented out. Line 520:
"# XXX code from sparc merge". I guess we sparc users were left out...
Do you happen to have any symlinks for directories like /tmp, /home, etc?
I am unable to reproduce this behavior in test here ... please reopen if you are
having this problem with 7 ... thanks for your report!