Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 569475
preupgrade does not mount loopback device after reboot
Last modified: 2010-12-03 17:12:05 EST
Description of problem:
After the preupgrade process, it shows a screen with a button to reboot the
When I press that 'reboot' button, it says it can't mount /dev/sda1 (/
partition in my case) and can't locate /boot/preupgrade/install.img (it's
already downloaded there).
[me@mycomputer ~]$ df -h
S.ficheros Tamaño Usado Disp Uso% Montado en
/dev/sda1 18G 5,4G 12G 33% /
/dev/sda3 18G 578M 16G 4% /home
tmpfs 109M 80K 109M 1% /dev/shm
It was reported last year in Fedora 10 as bug #520609.
Now, for Fedora 12, when pressing Alt+F3 it shows some errors that says:
failed to mount loopback device /dev/loop0 on /mnt/runtime as /tmp/install.img: (null)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run preupgrade
2. press reboot button.
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