[CentOS] CentOS /boot kernel files removed after rpm upgrades
barton.schaefer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 03:38:52 UTC 2007
On Nov 25, 2007 3:16 PM, Dave <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> I ran a yum update on a centos 5 machine. [...] I checked /boot and it is now empty.
Start by checking /var/cache/yum to see if the RPMs for your most
recently installed kernel are still there. If they are, use "rpm -ivh
--oldpackage ..." to re-install, and that should re-populate /boot.
If they're not in the cache, you'll need to manually download them
from mirrors.centos.org and then proceed with rpm -i.
I also suggest that you "yum install yum-utils" and use
package-cleanup to manage your old kernel files from now on.
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