Bug 703928 - Auto-upgrade from 13 to 14 couldn't install e1000e network driver.
Auto-upgrade from 13 to 14 couldn't install e1000e network driver.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2011-05-11 13:37 EDT by Chris Carlson
Modified: 2012-08-16 11:19 EDT (History)
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Description Chris Carlson 2011-05-11 13:37:43 EDT
Description of problem:
I attempted to allow the auto-upgrade tool to upgrade my F13 to F14.  All seemed good as it downloaded the upgrade files.  Performed reboot, and while coming up, it was unable to find a suitable network driver.  With F13, it uses the e1000e driver.  I tried to select the e1000e driver from the menu, but it was stuck in a loop requesting an appropriate driver.

I finally pushed the reset button, and the system booted back into my F13 version (which was a relief).


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Upgrade from F13 to F14.


How reproducible:
I haven't tried to reproduce as I need to work.  I will try again later.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Popup offered to auto-upgrade.  I selected "More information."
2. Offered to download files.  I selected "OK."
3. Offered to reboot.  I selected "OK."
4. During bootup, indicated it was unable to find the appropriate driver for the network card.  I scrolled through options and selected the Intel e1000e driver (since I know this is used on F13).
5. At this point, it just keeps returning to tell me it can't find an appropriate driver.

  
Actual results:
Keeps requesting me to manually select an appropriate network driver.


Expected results:
Should automatically have found the appropriate network driver (F13 did when I installed it).  Alternatively, should have taken my manual selection and moved on with the installation.


Additional info:
The motherboard I am using is an "ASUS P5Q-EM D0."  No other additional hardware is installed.
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