On Fri, 2009-11-13 at 09:35 -0500, Andy Gospodarek wrote: > 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. > > > > Could we add some support to use a USB key as scratch space for any part > of this process? Not a bad idea. Not sure who would add this support and test it before Tuesday. Definitely something to consider as a future enhancement to preupgrade.
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