Preupgrade 8->10, fails
craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Feb 8 04:33:52 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 23:25 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> I googled for and found the preupgrade stuff, figuring I could goto 9 and then
> 10, but 9 is not a choice presented.
> So I go for 10, and eventually it tells me that there is not sufficient space
> to download the install image in the /boot partition. Of course there isn't,
> when I re-installed 8 after a drive failure, the fscking partitioner would
> not allow me to setup a boot partition over 200 megs. I did have it set for
> 500 earlier. So I quit the preupgrader, deleted a good sized stack of
> kernels etc in that partition and now have 92 megs free. But that is still
> not enough.
> Is there an argument I can give, or a file I can edit to put this scratchpad
> area someplace else? After all, there are about 1.3 terrabyte's of drives
if your network has a dhcp server, the preupgrade process will reboot
and down the needed kernel after pre-boot.
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