Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 596820
Incorrect grub entry inserted by preupgrade prevents anaconda from reading kickstart file
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:17:04 EST
Description of problem:
I've just upgraded to Fedora 13 from 12 using preupgrade-cli, my /boot didn't have enough space, so install.img wasn't downloaded.
When I rebooted anaconda complained that it couldn't read the kickstart file.
The entry preupgrade inserted in grub menu was incorrect, missing a space:
title Upgrade to Fedora 13 (Goddard)
kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade ks=hd:UUID=*-*-*-*-*:/upgrade/ks.cfgstage2=http://*/pub/fedora/linux/releases/13/Fedora/i386/os/images/install.img
The space between "ks.cfg" and "stage2" was omitted.
I've added the space manually, and successfully upgraded.
I've only ran preupgrade once and I didn't try to reproduce.
Anaconda couldn't read the kickstart file.
Anaconda should read the kickstart file correctly and start downloading install.img from the supplied url.
Author: James Laska <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu May 27 15:48:54 2010 +0100
Ensure there is a space in the grub line when using preupgrade-cli
Signed-off-by: Richard Hughes <email@example.com>
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I just witnessed this same with f13 -> f14 using preupgrade-cli.
Adding the space there fixed problem.
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