[CentOS] [External] /boot partition too small

Thu Oct 12 12:32:48 UTC 2017
Mauricio Tavares <raubvogel at gmail.com>

Stupid question: can't you do

rpm -qa | grep ^kernel

and then

rpm -e <kernel file>

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 4:24 AM, Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Toralf Lund
>> Sent: den 12 oktober 2017 10:15
>> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] [External] /boot partition too small
>> >> 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 would be asking gparted to:
>> >     1. Reach inside an LVM PV and shrink one filesystem and its LV,
>> >     2. Rearrange the extents inside the PV to make free space at the
>> > beginning,
>> >     3. Move the start of the PV and adjust all of the starting offsets for
>> > the LVs,
>> >     4. Finally, enlarge partition 1 into the freed-up space.
>> >
>> > Even if gparted was willing to attempt that, there is no way I would
>> > trust it to do it correctly.
>> Quite. I'd never try this without a backup, of course. In fact, I've
>> only ever used gparted in situations where I had a system dump already.
>> Still, it could save you from a bit of work, as in, if it does succeed,
>> you won't have to do a full recovery.  Also, I'm not really sure about
>> the state of the LVM support, now that you mention it. (But there is
>> supposed to be *something* in that area.)
> Supposedly the below tool should be able to handle LVM volumes, and is
> bootable from CD. It costs though.
> https://www.partitionwizard.com/partition-wizard-bootable-cd.html
> Maybe helps a bit?
> --
> //Sorin
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