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Old 09-22-2003, 07:21 AM   #1
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Expand boot partiton on RH9

Hello everybody,
I have a problem. I am using RH 9 and currently i keep update my kernel untuil then i got problem with boot disk space. It seem that i only got 100 MB boot partition and my log says that i am running out of boot partition space.. Is there is anyway i can expand my boot partition or delete the old kernel...somehow
Old 09-22-2003, 08:56 AM   #2
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Yes you can delete the old kernel. The name of the kernel will be vmlinuz followed by the major and minor version. Remove all the kernels and their module and configuration files with the exception of the latest kernel, but be sure your compiled kernel works well before you do this !!!.
Old 09-23-2003, 12:06 AM   #3
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what do what..
I see inside /boot therr lots a lots a file with ext.. which one should i delete.... therr .img, smp, boot,.b .map. aaannnd what do you mean by i compiling my kernel.. i never done that before.. and how do i do that... do i have to ./configure make and make install the kerne... i am using RH9

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