Upgrading to 10alpha
cra at WPI.EDU
Thu Aug 7 01:45:12 UTC 2008
On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 09:38:55PM -0400, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 09:13:40AM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> > Jerry Amundson wrote:
> >> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 7:38 PM, John Summerfield
> >> <debian at herakles.homelinux.org> wrote:
> >>> What it wants is to download 1.7 Gbytes of stuff. I don't have that much
> >>> free space, but mounting a USB drive is possible.
> >> You've left out quite a few details if a 1.7 GB problem requires a 320
> >> GB solution.
> > See below, I need to buy a new drive and clone and retire the existing
> > drive. There's no space for a new drive.
> Well, another solution is "delete 1.7 GB of data". You could for
> example remove -devel packages (and definately debuginfo if you have
> yum remove \*-devel \*-debuginfo
> and if that doesn't give enough space, consider temporarily removing
> some applications to free up enough space to do the update, then put
> them back after, e.g.:
> yum groupremove 'Office/Productivity'
> Check for huge logfiles in /var/log and delete or compress old ones,
And now I think of more ways to clean up:
yum install yum-utils
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