Bug 520746 - Upgrade from F10 to F11 Simply Doesn't Work
Summary: Upgrade from F10 to F11 Simply Doesn't Work
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade
Version: 10
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Seth Vidal
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2009-09-02 05:35 UTC by Jay O'Three
Modified: 2014-01-21 23:11 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 09:42:13 UTC

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Description Jay O'Three 2009-09-02 05:35:49 UTC
Description of problem:  Every Tuesday, after work (for some inexplicable reason), the package manager says it is time to upgrade from F10 to F11.  I dutifully click "OK" and it goes through literally hours of "determining" and "verifying" and whatever other laughable gerunds it claims to be doing.  And then, after it asks to reboot, the very first thing it says is that some new download has not succeeded.  It has been doing this every single Tuesday since F11 was announced.  There does not seem to be a realistic upgrade path from F10 to F11.  Why would it need to download more things after it just spent several hours downloading every single package under the sun???  Why can't Fedora just upgrade versions?  It certainly upgrades packages within F10, but clearly your hostility towards last week's release implies that that will end.

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

How reproducible:
Every single week.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn on Computer.
2. Acknowledge that it is time to upgrade.
3. Wait for hours while it mindlessly downloads packages it will later claim it cannot find, or whatever other sin it is that I have committed.
Actual results: I am still running F10.

Expected results: I should be running F11.

Additional info: There is no documentation on how to manually start the process at a reasonable hour, and there is no documentation on what the process is doing, and there is no way to stop it from nagging me every week.  Why????

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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 09:42:13 UTC
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