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Bug 1340 - upgrade procedure doesn't note low disk space
upgrade procedure doesn't note low disk space
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-02-25 15:48 EST by ctm
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-16 18:24:12 EDT
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Description ctm 1999-02-25 15:48:49 EST
I upgraded a Red Hat 5.2 machine to Red Hat Beta i386 and in my enthusiasm I neglected to free up space on
/.  The upgrade didn't warn me, nor did it stop at the point
of the first error.  Instead, it installed a bunch of
packages and deleted a bunch more.  I'm well versed in
cleaning up after my own errors, so it wasn't a big deal,
but this strikes me as a problem Red Hat Linux install has
had for a while now.  I don't know if anyone really wants to
hear any more about this, but if so, I still have the
upgrade log file that shows all the packages that failed to
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-03-18 18:29:59 EST
The installer is being worked on
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-16 18:24:59 EDT
Fixed in rpm-3.0 rpmlib used by the Red hat 6.0 installer.

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