Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186298
Upgrade deletes some soft-links
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:16:48 EST
I upgraded a desktop system from FC4 to FC5. Some of the directories on this
machine are set up as soft links. Specifically /home points to /n/maytag/home,
and /usr/local points to /n/maytag/app/linux_local, where "maytag" is our NFS
file server, and /n is the automounter mount point.
After upgrading, these soft links had been deleted, and were replaced with
I assume that during the upgrade, these links appear to be broken, because the
installer most likely doesn't try to automount things that were previously
Expected result: the installer should leave such links alone, even if they
Fedora Core 5 is no longer maintained. Is this bug still present in Fedora 7 or
I don't know. I'm switching our machines to the CentOS-5.1 distribution, which
requires a full install when moving from Fedora.
Perhaps someone still running Fedora can comment...