[Chugalug] Small /boot partitions must go!

Lynn Dixon boodaddy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 22:04:24 UTC 2013


We have always ran 500MB for our /boot on our RHEL4, RHEL5, and RHEL6
machines.

Having said that, we are also very proactive  when it comes to server
maintenance as well.


On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>
> I just wasted half a day, because some budding SysAdmin used advice from
> 1972 and made a /boot partition less than 1gb..
>
> A prayer and" "dpkg --configure -a --force-all" after a lot of removing
> odl files finally got it happy enough to:
>
> "apt-get install linux-image-server linux-server" and
> then get the normal things done... (apt-get update/upgrade/autoremove)
>
> Either use some space for these things or stop making them their own
> partition!
>
> Rant Over.. --Mike--
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