Bug 87697 - up2date kernel update fails
up2date kernel update fails
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2003-04-01 09:51 EST by Dennis Williams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-02 15:02:39 EDT
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Description Dennis Williams 2003-04-01 09:51:35 EST
Description of problem:

running "up2date -pu" for latest kernel upgrade I get following message:

===========================
Testing package set / solving RPM inter-dependencies...
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RPM package conflict error.  The message was:
Test install failed because of package conflicts:
installing package kernel-2.4.18-27.7.x needs 895Kb on the /boot
filesystem
===========================

Of course I checked this out:
===========================
[root@fleet-one admin]# df -h /boot
Filesystem		Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/md3		 38M   33M  3.7M  90% /boot
===========================

My up2date --configure:

0.  storageDir         /var/spool/up2date
1.  networkSetup       Yes
2.  headerCacheSize    40
3.  httpProxy
4.  debug              No
5.  useGPG             Yes
6.  networkRetries     5
7.  removeSkipList     ['kernel*']
8.  retrieveOnly       No
9.  enableProxy        No
10. keepAfterInstall   No
11. proxyPassword
12. gpgKeyRing         /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date-keyring.gpg
13. proxyUser
14. headerFetchCount   10
15. versionOverride
16. useNoSSLForPackage No
17. enableProxyAuth    No
18. noSSLServerURL     http://xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com/XMLRPC
19. noReplaceConfig    Yes
20. sslCACert          /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT
21. noBootLoader       No
22. systemIdPath       /etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid
23. serverURL          https://xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com/XMLRPC
24. pkgSkipList        []
25. adminAddress       ['root@localhost']
26. forceInstall       No
27. fileSkipList       []
28. retrieveSource     No


Apparently I can't get the kernel update because conflict errors determines I
don't have necessary disk space when 'df' on /boot says I do.


Thanks,
Dennis Williams






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