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Old 03-28-2008, 03:21 AM   #1
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Error in installing kernel image for kernel upgrade in Knoppix-------Help

Hi all
I have installed knoppix 5.1.1 in my SATA HDD's first partition of size around 5.0GB(sda1). I want to upgrade
kernel to For that i have created an kernel_image for with .deb extension using fakeroot.
The problem is when i was installing the kernel image getting problem as

root@Knoppix:/usr/src# dpkg -i linux-image-

(Reading database ... 110985 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-image- (from linux-image- ...
dpkg: error processing linux-image- (--install):
failed in buffer_write(fd) (8, ret=-1): backend dpkg-deb during ` ./lib/modules/': No space left on device
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:

When i ran df -h ,

root@Knoppix:/usr/src# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/root 3.4M 23K 3.4M 1% /
/ramdisk 801M 780M 22M 98% /ramdisk
/UNIONFS 801M 780M 22M 98% /UNIONFS
/dev/sda1 5.8G 698M 4.8G 13% /cdrom -------->internal HDD
/dev/cloop 2.0G 2.0G 0 100% /KNOPPIX
/dev/sdb1 990M 896M 94M 91% /media/sdb1 --------> flash media

Can anyone help me to proceed.Thanks in advance
Old 03-28-2008, 03:50 AM   #2
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In /usr/src folder i just deleted the linux- Then i ran

root@Knoppix:/usr/src# dpkg -i linux-image-

After that getting error as posted below,

Error running the boot loader in test mode. │
│ │
│ An error occurred while running the boot loader lilo in test mode. A log is available │
│ in /var/log/lilo_log.22100. Please edit /etc/lilo.conf manually and re-run lilo, or │
│ make other arrangements to boot your machine.

In my HDD, the bootloader is grub. I dont know how to proceed. Can anyone help me.
Thanks in advance.


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