[CentOS] [External] /boot partition too small

Wed Oct 11 07:04:58 UTC 2017
Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com>

On 10/10/17 15:55, KM wrote:
> First off - let me say I am not an administrator.   I need to know if there is an easy way to increase my /boot partition.  When I installed CentOS 6 after running 5, it was my oversight not to increase the /boot size.  it's too small and I can't do yum updates.
> if it's not easy to actually increase it, is it safe to take a chunk in my root filesystem (like /new.boot or something) and just mount it as /boot from now on so it uses the space or is that not a good idea?  I am sure I could easily copy the rpms/kernel stuff over to it and then unmounts the real /boot and mount this new area as /boot.
> Can you administrators let me know what you think of all this?   Thanks in advance.

Since a lot of people seem to say none of the above can be done, I'm 
starting to feel slightly unsure, but I though gparted could extend, 
shrink and move partitions while preserving data. You'd have to use the 
"live" version when operating on system partitions. See https://gparted.org

- T

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