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Re: FESCO ticket#270 - preupgrade and F-12



On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 11:27:28PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi (a badger gmail com) said: 
> > > There are definitely workarounds available, but none that meet the
> > > criteria for preupgrade as an effortless upgrade option.
> > 
> > So I'm a bit confused by what is so hard here.  preupgrade starts up,
> > finds it can't store stage2, and then tells you that you'll need to have a
> > wired connection to the internet if you want to use it.  So you have to
> > download stage2 when you reboot and you have to cart your laptop over to the
> > router to plug it in while it does so... it's not like I'm going to be using
> > it for work while anaconda is running....
> 
> Basically, the case where it fails is when there's enough space to download
> stage2, but not enough space left after downloading stage2 to do the
> upgrade.
> 
What happens then?  Grub can't copy files over to the /boot partition?
Doesn't this just mean that preupgrade's estmate of how much space it needs
is too small?

-Toshio

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