Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 556696
Preupgrade wants to repartition the disk (F11 -> F12 upgrade fails)
Last modified: 2010-06-28 11:37:49 EDT
Description of problem:
Attempted upgrade of FC11 to FC12 via preupgrade shows confusing error message about "inconsistent LVM data" and offers to "reinitialize PV data". After choosing "Ignore", anaconda does not seem to recognize my previous installation, and offers to repartition the disk or "Replace Existing Linux System".
This seemed like a destructive change, at which point I aborted the install, having seen reports of disaster online. There was no option listed to upgrade my system without touching the partition table.
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Every time. Also, the same thing happened when trying to upgrade F10 -> F11, and the system couldn't be upgraded through anaconda.
This is a dual-boot F11 - Vista system, with Grub booting Vista. The boot partition is /dev/sda1, F11 runs from LVM root on (sda, sdb), and Vista is on (sdc).
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