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Richard Shaw 12-30-2011 08:21 PM

Preupgrade: Anaconda can't find upgrade root?
 
I tried using preupgrade to upgrade my F15 64bit to F16 and ran into
an issue with anaconda.

It gave me a somewhat confusion error:

https://plus.google.com/photos/112912133662927916698/albums/5692032713007961425?authkey=CJmNmIWD6M7WHQ

Or, if you want to skip the picture link:
---
Title: Upgrade root not found

The root for the previously installed system was not found
---

So which is it? The title says the upgrade root isn't found but the
contents say the root of the previously installed system was not
found...

Thanks,
Richard
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"T.C. Hollingsworth" 12-31-2011 04:29 PM

Preupgrade: Anaconda can't find upgrade root?
 
On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069@gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried using preupgrade to upgrade my F15 64bit to F16 and ran into
> an issue with anaconda.
>
> It gave me a somewhat confusion error:
>
> https://plus.google.com/photos/112912133662927916698/albums/5692032713007961425?authkey=CJmNmIWD6M7WHQ
>
> Or, if you want to skip the picture link:
> ---
> Title: Upgrade root not found
>
> The root for the previously installed system was not found
> ---
>
> So which is it? The title says the upgrade root isn't found but the
> contents say the root of the previously installed system was not
> found...

The latter. ;-)

Is your /var on another partition? If so, you're probably hitting this bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748119

There's an updates.img in comment 42 that should fix it.

-T.C.
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Richard Shaw 01-01-2012 05:05 PM

Preupgrade: Anaconda can't find upgrade root?
 
On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 11:29 AM, T.C. Hollingsworth
<tchollingsworth@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is your /var on another partition? *If so, you're probably hitting this bug:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748119
>
> There's an updates.img in comment 42 that should fix it.

That must be it! Thanks!

Richard
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