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Bug 430844 - anaconda repeatedly dies on fc6->f8 upgrade with error 'adding package to transaction failed'
anaconda repeatedly dies on fc6->f8 upgrade with error 'adding package to tra...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-29 22:47 EST by John Guthrie
Modified: 2008-04-22 11:55 EDT (History)
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anaconda log dump file (123.83 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-29 22:47 EST, John Guthrie
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Description John Guthrie 2008-01-29 22:47:14 EST
Description of problem:Every time that I try to upgrade one of my machines from
fc6 to f8, I get the error 'adding package to transaction failed'.  This is
performing a network install using HTTP.

I am attaching the dump file from the debugging window below

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

How reproducible:
EVery time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Turn off machine
2.Place Fedora 8 rescue CD in CD tray
3.Turn on machine
4.Boot to Fedora 8 installation
5.Select HTTP as installation method
6.Select upgrade mode
7.Configure new boot loader
8.Watch anaconda spin for a long time to generate dependencies
9.Watch anaconda barf when it starts the install.
Actual results:
The installation terminates with the above error.

Expected results:
I would expect to have a machine running Fedora 8 by now

Additional info:
Please see attached log dump file
Comment 1 John Guthrie 2008-01-29 22:47:14 EST
Created attachment 293362 [details]
anaconda log dump file
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2008-02-16 12:49:47 EST
Does the package kernel- exist on your HTTP installation
Comment 3 John Guthrie 2008-04-12 05:39:08 EDT
No.  Actually, I have kernel-


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