Why does preupg assistant hang at HAL running task?

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • The preupg assistant cannot finish to provide a report for a possible upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 to 7.1
  • The strace shows this

    write(1, "102/132 ...running (Obsoleted HA"..., 63102/132 ...running (Obsoleted HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer))) = 63
    stat("/etc/localtime", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=2960, ...}) = 0
    write(7, "2015-10-12 15:09:30,668 INFO xcc"..., 73) = 73
    read(3, "xccdf_preupg_rule_system_hal_che"..., 8192) = 42
    read(3,
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
  • preupgrade-assistant-contents
  • preupgrade-assistant-el6toel7-0.6.49-1.el6
    -preupgrade-assistant-el6toel7-0.6.59-5.el6

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