Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447269
install via preupgrade does not respect proxy
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:49:13 EST
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
Steps to Reproduce:
2. reboot, try to upgrade
3. put proxy in to obtain stage2.img
Failed to download. no upgrade
System has now been upgraded by moving it outside firewall. So I will
have trouble testing this in future..
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.
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