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RFE: catch "efibootmgr -C" error

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      Description of problem:

      Customers upgrading VMWare VMs may face an issue were "efibootmgr -C" fails to create the new entry for the Leapp Upgrade kernel because of "No space left on device" (actor "efi_interim_fix"):
      -------- 8< ---------------- 8< ---------------- 8< ---------------- 8< --------
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation: Executing actor efi_interim_fix
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: External command has started: ['/sbin/efibootmgr']
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: BootCurrent: 0005
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: BootOrder: 0005,0000,0001,0002,0003,0004
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0000* EFI Virtual disk (0.0)
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0001* EFI Virtual disk (1.0)
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0002* EFI VMware Virtual SATA CDROM Drive (0.0)
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0003* EFI Network
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0004* EFI Internal Shell (Unsupported option)
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Boot0005* Red Hat Enterprise Linux
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: External command has finished: ['/sbin/efibootmgr']
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: External command has started: ['/sbin/efibootmgr', '-n', u'0005']
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Could not set BootNext: No space left on device
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: Command ['/sbin/efibootmgr', '-n', u'0005'] failed with exit code 13.
      ... leapp.workflow.InterimPreparation.efi_interim_fix: External command has finished: ['/sbin/efibootmgr', '-n', u'0005']
      -------- 8< ---------------- 8< ---------------- 8< ---------------- 8< --------

      The issue happens when VMWare VM has a too small NVRAM file.
      It would be nice to point to the KCS I just wrote: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/7023631

      This KCS is VMWare specific. If the issue happens on other hardware, then likely there is some Firmware issue to deal with.

      Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

      all releases

      How reproducible:


      Steps to Reproduce:
      1. Create a VMWare VM at Hardware Level 13 in UEFI
      2. Install RHEL7 and update it
      3. Try to leapp it

      Actual results:

      See above

      Expected results:

      Error + KCS

            leapp-notifications leapp-notifications
            rhn-support-rmetrich Renaud M├ętrich
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            RHEL Upgrades QE Team RHEL Upgrades QE Team
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