Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 813256
Not able to upgrade machine from Fedora 16 to Fedora 17 RC 4 using preupgrade
Last modified: 2013-07-31 20:38:47 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed preupgrade in my Fedora 16. Hard disk uses luks encryption. After preupgrade finished downloading packages, it asked me to reboot the system. On reboot, I had the option to "Upgrade to Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle)". But selecting this option ultimately lands me up in a dracut prompt which tells /dev/root not found.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Upgrading Fedora 16 to Fedora 17 using preupgrade fails.
Upgrading Fedora 16 to Fedora 17 using preupgrade passes.
Possibly the same problem as in bug 798779?
Created attachment 587466 [details]
I can reproduce this on a Lenovo T400
I attached the anaconda error I captured while attempting to use preupgrade from Fedora 16 to Fedora 17(release) on a Lenovo T400.
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