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Re: Preupgrade 8->10, fails



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.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
If you have a wired network connection, it will download the install
image after it reboots. Be prepared for it to take a while to do the
download. It probably does not take that long, but it feels like it
is 5 minutes before the download indicator moves from 0%, so don't
give up when it does not seam like it is moving. I upgraded my
desktop that way.

Mikkel
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  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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