Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 826473
Cannot do F16 -> F17 upgrade using preupgrade
Last modified: 2013-02-13 09:44:55 EST
Description of problem:
On a stock-installed Fedora 16 system, updated, I try to use preupgrade-cli to upgrade to Fedora 17.
However, near first stage completion, preupgrade-cli says:
Saving Primary metadata
Saving file lists metadata
Saving other metadata
Generating sqlite DBs
Sqlite DBs complete
Preparing system to boot into installer
DEBUG /sbin/grubby --title="Upgrade to Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle)" --remove-kernel="/boot/upgrade/vmlinuz" --add-kernel="/boot/upgrade/vmlinuz" --initrd="/boot/upgrade/initrd.img" --args="preupgrade repo=hd::/var/cache/yum/preupgrade ks=hd:UUID=65880117-f553-438f-a685-daa0b9f43551:/upgrade/ks.cfg stage2=hd:UUID=65880117-f553-438f-a685-daa0b9f43551:/upgrade/squashfs.img"
sh: /sbin/grub: No such file or directory
/bin/echo: eroare de scriere: Broken pipe
All finished. The upgrade will begin when you reboot.
and no upgrade is started after reboot.
Please note errors on the /sbin/grub and /bin/echo lines.
I've noted that paths reported by grubby are different from those used in previous Fedora versions. grub2 is installed by default, not grub...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a F16 system, do "preupgrade-cli "Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle)" "
2. When the first stage is done, reboot.
No F16 -> F17 upgrade is performed.
Upgrade should start and perform normally.
Same here, on x86_64 (non-EFI). Upgrade item does not get added into Grub2 menu at all.
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