[CentOS] Should I be worried?

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Wed Mar 4 22:48:31 UTC 2009


Bill -

I did remove some of the older files (only a few) and there was then 
enough room to unpack the update.  Is there some basic guideline on how 
many to remove?

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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