Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 768984
preupgrade (f14_>f16) unable to mount encrypted drives
Last modified: 2012-08-16 09:24:16 EDT
Description of problem:
preupgrade is unable to mount all encrypted drives. The anaconda screen requests the pass phrase for /dev/sda1 but not for any of the other drives. After a brief moment the response is no upgrade directory could be found.
I'm using a Dell M6500 where /dev/sdc1 is non-encrypted "/boot", /dev/sdc2 (ssd) is the "root", /dev/sda2 is "/var", /dev/sda1 is "swap" and /dev/sdb1 is "/srv".
here is my grub.conf (upgrade does not work, second entry does boot):
title Upgrade to Fedora 16 (Verne)
kernel /upgrade/vmlinuz preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade ks=hd:UUID=cba40638-ab04-444b-a1a0-dad0bed35460:/upgrade/ks.cfg
title Fedora (18.104.22.168-106.fc14.x86_64)
kernel /vmlinuz-22.214.171.124-106.fc14.x86_64 ro root=/dev/mapper/luks-be4ee319-2e45-404b-a659-151fda1f3cc1 rd_LUKS_UUID=luks-be4ee319-2e45-404b-a659-151fda1f3cc1 rd_LUKS_UUID=luks-02693a56-8acd-4388-9720-7ffeeb34d700 rd_NO_LVM rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=us quiet nouveau.modeset=0 rdblacklist=nouveau
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
PreUpgrade - 1.1.10 (yum - 3.2.28)
Every time I try to upgrade.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. sudo preupgrade
2. follow the bouncing ball
4. wait (long time)
5. get input field for pass phrase for /dev/sda1 (my swap partition)
6. watch progress bar
7. get "no upgrade directory found - exit" result window."
8. that is all.
One of the following:
a. ask for pass phrase for each drive and mount and continue, or
b. use the pass phrase on each encrypted drive (until it fails) and continue.
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