[Chugalug] Small /boot partitions must go!

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 12 15:47:30 UTC 2013


Quoting Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>:

> On Mon, 11 Nov 2013, Lynn Dixon wrote:
>> 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.  
>
> Sometimes I babysit systems that don't get accessed very often, or
> can't be accessed very often.
>
> And this was an Ubuntu system.. with 900mb,
>
> I noticed the Redhat systems I just put up used a 500mb partition,
> and left it.. I'm not sure (yet) how well Yum cleans up /boot
> after new kernals. But I'll be babysitting them closer.
>
Redhat / Fedora does a pretty good job of cleaning up after new kernels.


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