Bug 310551 - reboot failed after upgrade from F7
Summary: reboot failed after upgrade from F7
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-28 09:58 UTC by cje
Modified: 2009-03-04 00:47 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-05 20:11:24 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
upgrade.log (27.92 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-23 16:09 UTC, cje
no flags Details
anaconda.log (20.02 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-23 16:10 UTC, cje
no flags Details

Description cje 2007-09-28 09:58:28 UTC
i upgraded an up to date F7 system.  i don't think it even has any extra repos.
 the upgrade was using nfs sources and it ran through just fine.

when i pressed 'reboot' i believe it rebooted just fine but immediately came up
with a blue rectangle on the screen.

this is an old laptop so it could just be a blank, blue screen in text mode. 
it's also possible it never got as far as the reboot and this was it still
attempting to reboot.  maybe it had just switched to an uninitialised VT while
it did something important to the filesystem (see below).

ctrl-alt-del seemed to get a response (a bit of disk activity) but didn't reboot
it.  pressing the power button did the same.  so i held down the power button to
power it off and then switched on again.

now it's got to grub and attempted to boot into "Fedora (" - the
new kernel isn't the default.  the old F7 kernel isn't there anymore so it fails
with "File not found".  i can press any key to get back to grub and select the
right kernel.  so far that appears to be booting just fine.

hmm.  it's doing a file system check because "/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 contains
a file system with errors".  possibly that's because of my power-off earlier.

the file system check failed.  running fsck 'manually'.  six of "Extended
attribute block .. reference count" needing an increment.  could be an selinux
thing?  was it relabeling on reboot?  six of "Free blocks count wrong for group
.." and a "Free blocks count wrong".  two "Free inodes count wrong for group.."
and a "Free inodes count wrong".  reboot!

got login screen (old, F7 one :-S) - logged in okay.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-10-05 15:03:46 UTC
Can you attach /var/log/anaconda.log and /root/upgrade.log?

Comment 2 cje 2007-10-17 20:05:26 UTC
apologies for the delay on this.  i'll try to remember next time that laptop is
available.  i don't think i've trashed it again yet!  :-)

Comment 3 cje 2007-10-23 16:09:07 UTC
Created attachment 235171 [details]

Comment 4 cje 2007-10-23 16:10:04 UTC
Created attachment 235181 [details]

hi.  sorry again for the delay.  and thanks for the reminder.  hope these are
the right ones.

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Comment 6 Chris Lumens 2008-11-26 17:00:04 UTC
Your log file indicates that an extra repo was added, and that this repo was for 7.91.  Were you actually updating to a pre-release of F8?  If so, did you ever try upgrading to the final release?

Comment 7 cje 2009-03-04 00:47:31 UTC
from anaconda log: "initrd=linux-install/F-8-Test2-x86/initrd.img"

so yes, looks like it's pre-release.

ah, looking at the bug history, bugzilla changed the version from f8test2 to just 8 ages ago.

fwiw i imagine i just fiddled with grub and then carried on with rawhide until f8 final appeared.

thanks for checking though - sorry for taking months to reply again.  roll on f11!  :-)

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