Bug 650719 - preupgrade F13 -> F14 requires >791MB of disk, checks for 500MB only
preupgrade F13 -> F14 requires >791MB of disk, checks for 500MB only
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2010-11-07 16:38 EST by Gerald Pfeifer
Modified: 2012-08-16 16:00 EDT (History)
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Description Gerald Pfeifer 2010-11-07 16:38:00 EST
Description of problem:

A preupgrade from Fedora 13 to Fedora 14 checks for the availability 
of 500MB of disk space, but then fails -- after the reboot -- even
though 791MB of disk are available on /.

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

preupgrade-1.1.8-1.fc13.noarch

How reproducible:

Always



Additional info:

Setting severity high since this can easily hit others, too, and is
easy to fix (by adjusting the limit that is checked for).


On top of this, after failing with an out of disk space message
after reboot, when trying to reboot again, I get ""Error No active
partition" on this Lenovo T61 and the system is unbootable requiring
some parted/grub-install from a rescue system.
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