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Bug 206235 - no warning when upgrading fc2->fc5
Summary: no warning when upgrading fc2->fc5
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-09-13 05:14 UTC by thepiratekings
Modified: 2008-04-24 14:42 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-04-24 14:42:38 UTC

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Description thepiratekings 2006-09-13 05:14:19 UTC
Description of problem:

When attempting to upgrade from FC2, fc2 install is detected as upgradeable but
no warning is given that skipping versions is wrong.  The "upgraded" fc5 install
will not boot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
attempt to upgrade an fc2 installation to fc5

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-09-14 21:10:11 UTC
We should probably put back some sort of "oldest to upgrade from" check in

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 05:26:07 UTC
User's account has been closed

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 03:42:37 UTC
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

If you're currently running a version of Fedora Core between 1 and 6,
please note that Fedora no longer maintains these releases. We strongly
encourage you to upgrade to a current Fedora release. In order to
refocus our efforts as a project we are flagging all of the open bugs
for releases which are no longer maintained and closing them.

If this bug is still open against Fedora Core 1 through 6, thirty days
from now, it will be closed 'WONTFIX'. If you can reporduce this bug in
the latest Fedora version, please change to the respective version. If
you are unable to do this, please add a comment to this bug requesting
the change.

Thanks for your help, and we apologize again that we haven't handled
these issues to this point.

The process we are following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here: to ensure this
doesn't happen again.

And if you'd like to join the bug triage team to help make things
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Comment 4 Joel Andres Granados 2008-04-24 14:42:38 UTC
this is now irrelevant, as this is as upgrade from an unsupported fedora to an
unsupported fedora.

Please reopen this if the upgrades between current fedora versions has issues.

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