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Old 02-18-2012, 02:34 PM
Paul Smith
Default Installing package kernel-3.2.6-3.fc16.x86_64 needs 9MB on the /boot filesystem

Dear All,

I am experiencing the following problem:

# yum upgrade kernel
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
Setting up Upgrade Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:3.2.6-3.fc16 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: module-init-tools >= 3.16-5 for package:
--> Running transaction check
---> Package module-init-tools.x86_64 0:3.16-3.fc16 will be updated
---> Package module-init-tools.x86_64 0:3.16-5.fc16 will be an update
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================== =============================
Package Arch Version Repository Size
================================================== =============================
kernel x86_64 3.2.6-3.fc16 updates 26 M
Updating for dependencies:
module-init-tools x86_64 3.16-5.fc16 updates 447 k

Transaction Summary
================================================== =============================
Install 1 Package
Upgrade 1 Package

Total size: 26 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test

Transaction Check Error:
installing package kernel-3.2.6-3.fc16.x86_64 needs 9MB on the /boot

Error Summary
Disk Requirements:
At least 9MB more space needed on the /boot filesystem.

[root@localhost paulus]# df /boot
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1 198337 167619 20478 90% /boot


Any ideas?

Thanks in advance,

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