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Re: F11 upgrade i[36]86 to i586 Arch warning



On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Chris Lumens <clumens redhat com> wrote:
>> > The arch of the release of Fedora you are upgrading to appears to be i586
>> > which does not match your previously installed arch of i686. This is likely to
>> > not succeed. Are you sure you wish to continue the upgrade process?"
>> > Answer "No" to abort process.
>> >
>> > It's odd enough that the installer is guessing - "the release of
>> > Fedora you are upgrading to appears to be i586" - that's not
>> > instilling much confidence is this already! :)
>> > To top that, "This is likely to not succeed."
>> >
>> > Anyone care to enlighten me as to will, most assuredly, succeed.
>> > That's what I would rather use....
>>
>> The message is bogos and should be removed to avoid confusing users.
>> Please file a bug.

I've entered https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=498280

> No, this particular instance of the message is bogus.  The message
> itself serves a very important role:  preventing people from trying to
> upgrade an x86-64 install with an i586 tree, for instance.
>
> Anyway what release is this?  This should have been fixed way back in
> the end of March.

Is it preferred to Reopen a previous bz, if one existed?

Thanks,
jerry


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