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0018513CentOS-7-OTHERpublic2022-09-27 16:08
Reporternqhaas Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Platformx86-64OSCentOSOS Version7.9
Product Version7.9.2009 
Summary0018513: fwupdmgr not compatible with org.freedesktop.fwupd version 1.0.8
DescriptionFollowing the firmware update documentation[1], I get an error when I try to use `fwupdmgr get-updates`: 'Not compatible with org.freedesktop.fwupd version 1.0.8, requires >= 1.3' on Centos 7.9

Steps To Reproduceyum install fwupd
systemctl enable fwupd.service
systemctl start fwupd.service
fwupdmgr enable-remote lvfs
fwupdmgr get-updates
Additional InformationCentOS Linux release 7.9.2009 (Core)
fwupd 1.0.8-5.el7
TagsNo tags attached.




2022-09-27 15:56

manager   ~0038994

cannot reproduce:
  Installing : libsmbios-2.3.3-8.el7.x86_64 1/4
  Installing : fwupdate-efi-12-6.el7.centos.x86_64 2/4
  Installing : fwupdate-libs-12-6.el7.centos.x86_64 3/4
  Installing : fwupd-1.0.8-5.el7.x86_64 4/4
  Verifying : fwupdate-libs-12-6.el7.centos.x86_64 1/4
  Verifying : fwupd-1.0.8-5.el7.x86_64 2/4
  Verifying : fwupdate-efi-12-6.el7.centos.x86_64 3/4
  Verifying : libsmbios-2.3.3-8.el7.x86_64 4/4

  fwupd.x86_64 0:1.0.8-5.el7

Dependency Installed:
  fwupdate-efi.x86_64 0:12-6.el7.centos fwupdate-libs.x86_64 0:12-6.el7.centos libsmbios.x86_64 0:2.3.3-8.el7

[root@wolfy3 ~]# systemctl enable fwupd.service
[root@wolfy3 ~]# systemctl start fwupd.service
[root@wolfy3 ~]# fwupdmgr enable-remote lvfs
The LVFS is a free service that operates as an independent legal entity and has no connection with CentOS Linux. Your distributor may not have verified any of the firmware updates for compatibility with your system or connected devices. All firmware is provided only by the original equipment manufacturer.

Enabling this functionality is done at your own risk, which means you have to contact your original equipment manufacturer regarding any problems caused by these updates. Only problems with the update process itself should be filed at
Agree and enable the remote? [Y|n]: y
[root@wolfy3 ~]# fwupdmgr get-updates
Firmware metadata has not been updated for 30 days and may not be up to date.

Update now? (Requires internet connection) [y|N]: y
Fetching metadata
Downloading… [***************************************]
Fetching signature


2022-09-27 16:08

reporter   ~0038995

Based on the discussion in the RH Bug Tracker for EL8[1], I suspect that this error relates to the firmware package from the hardware vendor and not fwupdmgr.


Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-09-27 15:38 nqhaas New Issue
2022-09-27 15:56 ManuelWolfshant Note Added: 0038994
2022-09-27 16:08 nqhaas Note Added: 0038995