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fedup-cli failed to upgrade from fedora18 to fedora19

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I don't quite understand this error that occurred during Fedora upgrade.

I did: fedup-cli --network 19, the result is:

Upgrade test failed with the following problems:

insufficient disk space
 need 150M free on / (1.2G free)
fedup ERROR: Upgrade test failed.

It needs 150 M but it states it has 1.2G available. So, is 150M > 1.2G ????

posted Jun 4, 2013 by anonymous

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maybe it actually need 1.35G free to perform the update??

it probably needs to download lots of rpms, can you put /var/cache/yum onto a bigger partition??

answer Jun 4, 2013 by anonymous
I can't. Disk layout is fixed (but if all fails, I can try to mount /var/cache/yum on some USB disk). I'm doing massive cleanup now on my / (root).

This still does not explain this error message. It should tell me what is the actual disk requirement and what is available to fedup so I can compare and fix it. Now I read I have 1.2G but it failed because of not having 150M of free space.
You might have but did you
"df -h /"
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