[CentOS] Should I be worried?

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Wed Mar 4 19:46:55 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 11:38 -0800, Todd Cary wrote:
> When doing my updates, I got this message:
> 
> error: unpacking of archive failed on
> file /boot/System.map-2.6.9-78.0. 
> 13.EL;49a
> 
> Unfortunately, I installed Centos 4 about two years ago on my server
> that sits in the corner and does it's job of faithfully providing
> services without me touching it except to run a backup script and do a
> YUM update every week so.  The result is that I have forgotten my
> Linux know how!

Out of space? do a df and df -i on the file system and see if the space
looks tight. If so, cleaning out some cruft might help. Also, if /boot
is mounted read-only I guess that could cause it.

> 
> 
> Help!
> 
> Todd
> <snip sig stuff>

HTH
-- 
Bill



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