Bug 438646 - Partition harddrive when passing upgrade at boot?
Partition harddrive when passing upgrade at boot?
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-03-23 17:28 EDT by Jerry Vonau
Modified: 2008-04-11 10:35 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 11.4.0.71
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Last Closed: 2008-04-11 10:35:15 EDT
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anaconda.log (15.45 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-23 19:20 EDT, Jerry Vonau
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anaconda.log F9-beta (16.80 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-03-25 22:21 EDT, Jerry Vonau
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Description Jerry Vonau 2008-03-23 17:28:48 EDT
Description of problem:
At the boot prompt enter upgrade, anaconda offers to set root password and
partition harddrive.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 11.4.0.55

How reproducible:
Try to boot with upgrade

Steps to Reproduce:
1. At the boot prompt enter upgrade
2.
3.
  
Actual results:
Upgrade not offered,

Expected results:
Look for a system to upgrade.

Additional info:
I have 2 systems on different drives, doesn't find either one.
If I boot to rescue, I'm prompted to enter the passphase for the encrypted one. 
I don't see upgrade being passed from loader to anaconda in /tmp/anaconda.log.
Missing the flag?
Comment 1 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-23 19:20:29 EDT
Created attachment 298871 [details]
anaconda.log

Shouldn't anaconda look for an installed system to upgrade by default? After
checking the code, upgradeany at the boot prompt produces the same results. 
log attached
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2008-03-23 19:56:02 EDT
This means we're not finding the partition.  Are you trying to upgrade an
encrypted partition?  If so, that's not currently supported
Comment 3 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-23 22:06:34 EDT
Not encrypted, VolGroup00 on sda in the log, is the target. 

FWIW, the encrypted one is on sdb, is found, prompted for a passphase and
mounted, if I boot rescue mode. The normal install on sba is not offered as choice.
Comment 4 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-25 22:18:56 EDT
F-9 Beta show some improvement but still not offered upgrade.
I think the findrootparts in upgrade.py is the problem when calling
findExistingRootPartitions. Don't have time to test right now.
Comment 5 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-25 22:21:01 EDT
Created attachment 299089 [details]
anaconda.log F9-beta
Comment 6 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-26 15:29:46 EDT
Well, I remove the second installed system that was on the second drive via
fdisk, and now I'm offered the upgrade option. 
Comment 7 Jerry Vonau 2008-04-11 10:32:38 EDT
fixed with 11.4.0.71. 

Offered to upgrade both systems found, one on sda3 (VG), and the encrypted one
on sdb3.... :-)


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