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Re: Preupgrade 8->10, fails



On Saturday 07 February 2009, Craig White wrote:
>On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 23:25 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings;
>>
>> I googled for and found the preupgrade stuff, figuring I could goto 9 and
>> then 10, but 9 is not a choice presented.
>>
>> So I go for 10, and eventually it tells me that there is not sufficient
>> space to download the install image in the /boot partition.  Of course
>> there isn't, when I re-installed 8 after a drive failure, the fscking
>> partitioner would not allow me to setup a boot partition over 200 megs.  I
>> did have it set for 500 earlier.  So I quit the preupgrader, deleted a
>> good sized stack of kernels etc in that partition and now have 92 megs
>> free.  But that is still not enough.
>>
>> Is there an argument I can give, or a file I can edit to put this
>> scratchpad area someplace else?  After all, there are about 1.3
>> terrabyte's of drives here.
>
>----
>if your network has a dhcp server, the preupgrade process will reboot
>and down the needed kernel after pre-boot.
>
>Craig

That is already here I believe:
[amanda coyote amanda-2.6.2alpha-20090206]$ ls /boot/upgrade
initrd.img  vmlinuz

It didn't say kernel, it said install image in the error box.

Thanks Craig.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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