Chris Jones wrote: > >> which causes yum to keep 4 installed kernels around. You may want to wind >> this up to 10 or something. That way you will be more likely to >> have the older working kernel still installed after an upgrade. > > Before you set this to a higher value, which is generally a good idea, > you should first check how large your /boot partition is and work out > how many you have space for. If /boot is just a directory in / then OK, > but often /boot is a small partition on its own, and thus will only be > able to accommodate a certain number of kernels... > > Chris > The installer gives you a warning if you make /boot smaller then 75M, and grub itself uses 220K, so this should not be a problem for most users. If you figure 6M for each kernel, initial RAM disk, and system map, you should have room for at least 12 kernels. (6M allows for a larger then normal initrd file.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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