[CentOS] Should I be worried?

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Wed Mar 4 22:38:45 UTC 2009


Bill -

Thank you!  My boot partition does not have any space available.  Now 
there are what appears to be many files in there that are not needed, 
*but* with my sparse knowledge, I am reluctant to start erasing them.

Here is a sample:

-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1310809 Mar 17  2008 initrd-2.6.9-67.0.7.EL.img
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1296959 Mar 17  2008 initrd-2.6.9-67.0.7.ELsmp.img
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1310005 Dec 18  2007 initrd-2.6.9-67.EL.img
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1296326 Dec 18  2007 initrd-2.6.9-67.ELsmp.img

-rw-r--r--  1 root root  759989 Feb  3  2008 System.map-2.6.9-67.0.4.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  776963 Feb  3  2008 System.map-2.6.9-67.0.4.ELsmp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  760171 Mar 15  2008 System.map-2.6.9-67.0.7.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  777145 Mar 15  2008 System.map-2.6.9-67.0.7.ELsmp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  759989 Nov 16  2007 System.map-2.6.9-67.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  776963 Nov 16  2007 System.map-2.6.9-67.ELsmp

-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1518757 Feb  3  2008 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.0.4.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1458782 Feb  3  2008 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.0.4.ELsmp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1518936 Mar 15  2008 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.0.7.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1459052 Mar 15  2008 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.0.7.ELsmp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1518693 Nov 16  2007 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.EL
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1458902 Nov 16  2007 vmlinuz-2.6.9-67.ELsmp

I would assume that the older vmlinuz files can be removed as well as 
the other old files.

Todd

William L. Maltby wrote:
> 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
>   

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