preupgrade 12-13 and not enough disk space for /var/cache

Vignesh M vignesh1986 at
Tue Jun 1 16:49:43 UTC 2010


You can mount another partition to /var/cache until the update is complete ?
maybe add it to /etc/fstab as well so it will still be present when fedora
reboots to the installer.

Hope it helps


On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 6:38 PM, Anne Possoz <anne.possoz at> wrote:

> Hello,
> My / partition, that contains /var, has only 800 MB available and
> I will certainly need more.
> I have plenty of space in another partition and would like to use
> that one for downloading rpm's tu upgrade from fedora 12 to 13.
> As preupgrade.cli accept -c yum-xxx.conf, I tried that option including
> cachedir=/my/var.cache.yum
> but it didn't work as I got "not enough space..."
> (Pleaso note that the size of my /boot is already 500 MB).
> Question :
> What is the recommended solution to use a filesystem outside
> of /var for preupgrade and then upgrade?
> I goggled a lot and only found this closed bug report
>                                        Anne
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