Bug 447269 - install via preupgrade does not respect proxy
Summary: install via preupgrade does not respect proxy
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Seth Vidal
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-19 08:06 UTC by William Murray
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:49 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:49:13 UTC

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Description William Murray 2008-05-19 08:06:38 UTC
Description of problem:
preupgrade F8->F9 did not install stage2.img due to lack of disk in /boot
(That must be common!) Then the actual upgrade could not get
stage2.img due to the corporate firewall. This was true despite setting the
correct proxy. Therefore install stopped.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
8 to 9

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. preupgrade
2. reboot, try to upgrade
3. put proxy in to obtain stage2.img
Actual results:
Failed to download. no upgrade

Expected results:

Additional info:
System has now been upgraded by moving it outside firewall. So I will 
have trouble testing this in future..

Comment 1 Will Woods 2008-05-19 14:45:50 UTC
Once you reboot, you're out of preupgrade's hands and into the upgrade. So the
lack of proxying support is an anaconda bug - see bug #125917.

However, the warning about having too small a /boot partition needs to be more
strongly worded, and more clear about what will happen if the user proceeds with
the upgrade. We should also consider refusing to upgrade for people without
enough room in /boot.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 10:44:06 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:49:13 UTC
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