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When attempting to upgrade from Fedora Core 27 to Fedora Core 28, it may fail on the nss-pem package.


I spent some time trying to find the solution for this, and came across numerous posts on the “Red Hat Bugzilla”, particularly this post.

See below example:

[[email protected] ~]# dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=28
Before you continue ensure that your system is fully upgraded by running "dnf --refresh upgrade". Do you want to continue [y/N]: y
Fedora 28 - x86_64 - Updates                                                                                                                                $
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 Problem: nss-pem-1.0.3-6.fc27.i686 has inferior architecture
  - nss-pem-1.0.3-6.fc27.x86_64 does not belong to a distupgrade repository
  - problem with installed package nss-pem-1.0.3-6.fc27.i686

To resolve this, manually install the nss-pem packages from FC28 prior to the upgrade using the following command.

dnf install nss-pem-1.0.3-9.fc28 --releasever=28

After doing so, re-attempt to upgrade and the upgrade should now proceed.

  10 Responses to “Fedora upgrade from 27 to 28 (FC27 to FC28) fails on nss-pem”

  1. thanks

  2. Thank you very much! Great answer.

  3. Excelent! Works fine!

  4. Thank you. Worked perfectly!

  5. Thank you! it worked

  6. Thanks. A little clarity is so appreciated in this world. The upgrade is now on the way.

  7. Thank you! very tips

  8. Thank you so much !

  9. Great ! Thank you for sharing this.

  10. Thanks!!!

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