Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238848
installer install or upgrade defaults to install option
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:03 EST
Description of problem:
When the machine gets to choose install or upgrade, and it has detected an
installation that could be upgraded, the pre-selected option is install.
Someone who is trying to get the installer started quickly might miss this and
end up overwriting their data with a fresh install.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
on same machine: twice.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot rescue cd installer
2. enter ftp install and location
3. install or upgrade screen is displayed
defaults to install
default to upgrade or to none!
requested by Jams Antill
This behavior is as-designed.