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