Leapp preupgrade getting "Inhibitor: Detected loaded kernel drivers which have been removed in RHEL 8. Upgrade cannot proceed."

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Issue

  • Getting upgrade inhibitor when performing leapp preupgrade --target 8.6:
Inhibitor: Detected loaded kernel drivers which have been removed in RHEL 8. Upgrade cannot proceed.
  • As per /var/log/leapp/leapp-report.txt file:
Risk Factor: high (inhibitor)
Title: Detected loaded kernel drivers which have been removed in RHEL 8. Upgrade cannot proceed.
Summary: Support for the following RHEL 7 device drivers has been removed in RHEL 8: 
     - floppy
     - pata_acpi

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8)
  • Leapp Upgrade Tool

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