Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 537243
preupgrade should suggest methods to find enough space /boot
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:12:26 EST
Many machines have a default /boot of 200MB or even less, which currently makes it hard to complete a preupgrade.
There are various things that can be done to mitigate the problems, such as:
1. Suggest the removal of all kernels that are older than the currently running kernel.
2. tune2fs -r 0
3. Do something about /boot/upgrade/install.img
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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This will still be a serious problem going from F12 to F13.
I just did
1. Install from F12 desktop live cd
2. Update the system fully
3. Run preupgrade
/boot fills up, upgrade fails
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
(In reply to comment #2)
> This will still be a serious problem going from F12 to F13.
Right but see bug 573451 and note that preupgrade still
supports downloading install.img at boot time. :)
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