Bug #4653

mtree dies in post_upgrade_command during upgrade from 8.x and earlier

Added by Chris Buechler about 5 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

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When running the mtree post-upgrade from 2.1x or earlier, mtree will run partially through but eventually die with a file descriptors error. Likely need to keep a copy of the original mtree as mtree.old and use that post-upgrade. This also seems to make the post-upgrade reboot fail in some cases.

upgrade_log.txt (471 KB) upgrade_log.txt Jim Pingle, 06/04/2015 07:48 AM


#1 Updated by Jim Pingle about 5 years ago

I was testing a 2.1.5 to 2.2.3 upgrade for something else and noticed that mtree ran OK (see the attached upgrade log), though I don't see a commit that specifically mentioned this ticket or mtree.

#2 Updated by James Starowitz about 5 years ago

i attempted 2.1.4 to 2.2.2 48hours ago it ran into this error many times, never rebooted on its own

Jun 3 02:34:32 getty16682: getty: unknown gettytab entry 'bootupcli'
Jun 3 02:34:32 getty16929: getty: unknown gettytab entry 'bootupcli'

chris said he was working on this ticket this week

#3 Updated by Chris Buechler about 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to Renato Botelho

Renato's proposed patch looks to work fine here in circumstances where problems were previously replicable. That should be fine to commit, then will re-test.

#4 Updated by Renato Botelho about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to Feedback
  • Assignee deleted (Renato Botelho)

Fixed by 9fced93c25 and 0e40454d52 with a wrong ticket number on commit log.

#5 Updated by Chris Buechler about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

confirmed upgrades on 1.2.3, 2.0.3, 2.1.5, 2.2.2, including both 32 and 64 bit for all 2.x. All fine.

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