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Bug 590505 - preupgrade should default to "Upgrade an Existing Installation"
Summary: preupgrade should default to "Upgrade an Existing Installation"
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-10 00:23 UTC by Alex Lancaster
Modified: 2010-08-13 15:21 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-08-13 15:21:20 UTC
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anaconda.log file (11.12 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-10 16:31 UTC, Alex Lancaster
no flags Details

Description Alex Lancaster 2010-05-10 00:23:49 UTC
preupgrade defaults to highlighting "Fresh Installation" rather than "Upgrade an Existing Installation".  I would have thought it should default to highlighting the "Upgrade" option since that's the purpose of preupgrade, it might cause a user to inadvertantly override an existing system if they just accepted the defaults.

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2010-05-10 14:34:16 UTC
Please attach /tmp/anaconda.log to this bug report.  If you're seeing that screen at all, it seems unlikely that your upgrade process is working as it should at all.

Comment 2 Alex Lancaster 2010-05-10 16:31:04 UTC
Created attachment 412898 [details]
anaconda.log file

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2010-05-14 15:01:45 UTC
On the filter screen, did you select the drives in your system to be a part of the upgrade process?  Perhaps anaconda could not find your previous installation because it was not selected.

Comment 4 Alex Lancaster 2010-05-30 03:44:57 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> On the filter screen, did you select the drives in your system to be a part of
> the upgrade process?  Perhaps anaconda could not find your previous
> installation because it was not selected.    

You mean when running preupgrade before the download, or after the reboot inside anaconda?  I believe I did select a drive during the preupgrade, can't quite recall now.

Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2010-07-26 20:08:38 UTC
> You mean when running preupgrade before the download, or after the reboot
> inside anaconda?  I believe I did select a drive during the preupgrade, can't
> quite recall now.    

Inside anaconda.

Comment 6 Alex Lancaster 2010-07-27 03:58:21 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> > You mean when running preupgrade before the download, or after the reboot
> > inside anaconda?  I believe I did select a drive during the preupgrade, can't
> > quite recall now.    
> 
> Inside anaconda.    

It was a while back.  I think that was the first thing that preupgrade/anaconda presented after reboot.  The drive selection was during preupgrade before reboot IIRC.

Comment 7 Alex Lancaster 2010-07-31 21:22:16 UTC
I just did a fresh upgrade from another F-11 machine to F-13 and I first selected the drive in anaconda after reboot (not before rebooting as I erroneously said comment #6 above), then I was presented with the screen that had something like (this is from memory):

"Another installation has been detected, what would you like to do:

[x] Fresh installation

[ ] Upgrade existing

 <drop down box with F-11 installation in the list>"


If this has been done from preupgrade, this should default to the second choice, not the first.  Selecting the "upgrade existing" and then selecting the installation works, however I think the default selection of fresh installation is a bug.


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