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Old 08-23-2010, 10:21 PM   #1
gajendra296
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upgrade to fc 13 doesnot boot completely


hi guys,
i upgraded to fedora 13 from fedora 11.
i used the preupgrade method.
i am running dual boot with win7 as 2nd OS
after downloading all packages, the preupgrade asked to reboot. after bootloader started, the screen haults and displays "FINDING STORAGE DEVICES" and doesnot go any further.
I hae tried both options of enabling and disabling sata option, but it didnt worked.

please help as win7 is loading properly
 
Old 08-24-2010, 02:00 AM   #2
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upgrades very often DO NOT work on fedora
"preupgrade" tries to fix this
BUT you MUST and i do mean MUST have a boot partition BIGGER than 800 meg and 1 gig is liked
that is a very big /boot partition



now skipping a version ( 11 to 13 ) I would have been VERY surprised if it DID work .

it is fixable BUT it will take A LOT OF TIME ( read 3 to 7 days )

i would just do a 100% clean install ( read -- about 90 min. 1.5 hours )
let the anaconada installer REFORMAT the partitions ( all the linux ones) to ext4
and reinstall fedora 13 from the dvd
then transfer over all your data from the BACK UP YOU MADE BEFORE you tried upgrading
 
  


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