confusion about pre upgrade and /boot partition
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Wed May 27 01:27:41 UTC 2009
On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 09:09:03PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 26 2009, Scott Robbins said:
> > The impression I am getting is that it will eventually fail if the /boot
> I'm pretty sure the image will get downloaded at upgrade-time if you
> don't have enough space in /boot. But you need enough space for the
> kernels you have installed + the kernel, initrd and installer images
> which is a bit bigger.
Ah, so it would fail then. Maybe the message could be a bit less
ambiguous, like, "Hey stupid... you didn't plan ahead did ya? Forget
Hrrm, maybe not quite that unambiguous. :)
> > . This was from an F10 install, which probably had a
> > default /boot of 100, but I could be wrong about that, I'm not sure if I
> > manually did the partitioning or not.
> The default /boot as of Fedora 10 (and maybe Fedora 9, but I'd have to
> go back and git annotate and I'm lazy :-) was 250 megs
No, I think you're right, or at least 200--I really don't remember the
circumstance of the first install--I think I was in a rush but didn't
want LVM so probably took 100 out of habit.
Thanks very much for the quick answer.
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