Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 70415
Installer doesn't check /boot free space
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:04 EDT
Description of Problem:
When upgrading an older release, the installer stops when
installing the grub package saying a fatal error has occourred. Manually upgrading the package
(with rpm -U) gives the correct error: there is not enough free space on the /boot partition.
Freeing the space resolves the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fill the /boot partition
2. Try to
upgrade the distro
Unfortunately, we have no real way to account for initrd space right now which
is what throws off the space checks we do do. I'll try to add a better check
for this to a future release
This should be better in our current code.