Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 436865
Upgrade mode is misleading
Last modified: 2009-01-20 16:37:54 EST
Description of problem:
This is a placeholder to ensure that we find a solution (not necessarily through
code change) for installation's "Upgrade" mode. Currently the mode is poorly
documented and potentially misleading, as despite the implication of the name,
it does not guarantee any preservation of customer customizations.
Options include changing the name, improving documentation, making the feature
less prominent, etc. Investigation is underway.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
This will be included in version 126.96.36.199 of anaconda
relative commit: e561fbbccb0c8a9a480506071145ba5a4c7a14c6
The idea here is to prevent upgrades between major versions (3->4 or 4->5). the
only upgrades that will be minor version (5.1 -> 5.2, 5.2 -> 5.3....)
The test should be strait forward.
The message that will appear in the log if the user makes a invalid kickstart
upgrade will be : "A kickstart upgrade was attempted on a system with no valid
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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