Bug 216875 - FC4 to FC6 upgrade changes IP address configuration
FC4 to FC6 upgrade changes IP address configuration
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2006-11-22 09:35 EST by Shekhar
Modified: 2008-05-06 12:54 EDT (History)
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Description Shekhar 2006-11-22 09:35:01 EST
Description of problem: While upgrading from FC 4 to FC 6 using NFS or cd-rom
option , it sets the network interfaces's IP to DHCP istead of using the IP
provided at the time of Fedora 4 installation. 

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

How reproducible:
Upgrade FC 4 to FC 6.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install Fedora core 4
2.Upgrade to Fedora core 6 using either NFS or CD-ROM
3.Check the IP after install completes and machine reboots
Actual results:
Upgraded box is getting the DHCP IP set after upgrade

Expected results:
Old IP address should be retained.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 01:29:53 EDT
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 00:52:18 EDT
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

If you're currently running a version of Fedora Core between 1 and 6,
please note that Fedora no longer maintains these releases. We strongly
encourage you to upgrade to a current Fedora release. In order to
refocus our efforts as a project we are flagging all of the open bugs
for releases which are no longer maintained and closing them.

If this bug is still open against Fedora Core 1 through 6, thirty days
from now, it will be closed 'WONTFIX'. If you can reporduce this bug in
the latest Fedora version, please change to the respective version. If
you are unable to do this, please add a comment to this bug requesting
the change.

Thanks for your help, and we apologize again that we haven't handled
these issues to this point.

The process we are following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.

And if you'd like to join the bug triage team to help make things
better, check out http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:54:57 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
will not be fixed by Fedora. Therefore we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of
Fedora please feel free to reopen thus bug against that version.

Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

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