Bug 70415 - Installer doesn't check /boot free space
Summary: Installer doesn't check /boot free space
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-01 08:14 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-07 22:32:38 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-01 08:14:44 UTC
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 

RedHat 7.3

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fill the /boot partition 
2. Try to 
upgrade the distro

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-02 21:52:36 UTC
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

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-03-07 22:32:38 UTC
This should be better in our current code.

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