FC12 Boot partition too small to Upgrade to FC13

Robert G. (Doc) Savage dsavage at peaknet.net
Sun Sep 12 00:52:54 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-09-11 at 12:09 -0400, Tod Thomas wrote:
> I need to upgrade to Fedora 13 but my boot partition is too small (200 
> MB) and it needs to be at least 500 MB.  The boot partition is followed 
> by an LVM volume goup composed of a 145 GB root LV and a 5GB swap LV. 
> How can I 'safely' decrease the size of the volume group and increase 
> the size of the physical boot partition?


Michael Chronenworth posted a simple solution to preupgrade's /boot
space problem. He moved install.img (148MB) from /boot to a thumb drive.
When anaconda doesn't find it in /boot, it asks for its location. Point
anaconda to the thumb drive and the upgrade will proceed without a

--Doc Savage
  Fairview Heights, IL

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