Ralf Corsepius wrote: > On 07/26/2009 02:37 PM, Seth Vidal wrote: > > On Sat, 25 Jul 2009, Alan Cox wrote: > >> "all of my system has a wrong openssl version" > >> > >> all these symptoms sound like your upgrade went horribly wrong. I've > >> seen preupgrade mash up a box by half upgrading like that. It's the main > >> reason > >> I don't think preupgrade is actually safe to use yet. > > > > Preupgrade's process is to depsolve - using the same method anaconda > > does, download the pkgs it solves out. Put them in a cachedir. Download > > a kernel and an initrd, Setup a ks.cfg. then reboot the machine and > > allow anaconda to do the install. > > > > Specific issues we've had with preupgrade are related to not being able > > to find a mirror and/or not being able to get pkgs. > > Mine were > * preupgrade running out of diskspace on / when trying to fill > /var/cache/yum (my "/"'s tend to be minimized/small) You're not blaming Preupgrade for the partition being too small, are you? If you want a small root partition you should put /var/cache/yum on another partition. Do you mean Preupgrade didn't handle the lack of disk space well? > * anaconda failing during reboots due not being able to process fstab > correctly (FC11's anaconda misparses fstab and is unable able to process > bind-mounts nor nfs-mounts). > > * anaconda's depsolving failed when upgrading an FC10 + FC10-updates > system due to NEVR issues. Those would be Anaconda issues, not Preupgrade issues – which makes them all the more serious. Björn Persson
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