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Re: monstrous failure of "yum update" on fedora 11 alpha

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 15:28 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> > I can confirm yum update on fedora 11 alpha completely break the system
> > there are tons of error about md5 pb et it break after a while
> > I can't boot after it
> > Gives message about needing fsck but doesn't explain which partition is
> > the pb... (I mirrored two disk and created a lvm setup on top)
> If you got filesystem errors, please file a bug, with details of what
> fsck found.

I don't know why no-one else is pointing out the obvious, but this is
just the same perfectly known issue that's been brought up dozens of
times over the last few days and is mentioned now in the Alpha release
notes. To upgrade from F11 Alpha to current Rawhide, you need to do:

yum update rpm\*

first. Then it will work fine after that.

Isn't that the source of this whole messy thread? Just a couple of
people who didn't see that memo?
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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