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Re: Upgrade kernel from 2.67?

On Sun, 02 Jan 2005 19:20:11 +0100, Agustin wrote:

> On Sun, 02 Jan 2005 00:20:10 +0100, Agustin wrote:
>> Hi and happy new year to everyone,
>> I have a question regarding the possibility of upgrading the kernel on my
>> debian sarge machine. I see from the synaptic manager that what I have
>> installed is kernel-image-2.6.7-1-386, and that there is another
>> available, kernel-image-2.6.9-1-386. Can anyone tell me if it is a good
>> option to install this? When I had RedHat 9.0 there were periodic upgrades
>> available for the kernel and I implemented them all, automatically. My
>> machine has the following partitions:
>> 		Directory		Type
>> /dev/hdh2	/			ext3
>> /dev/hdh5	/usr			ext3
>> /dev/hdh6	/var			ext3
>> /dev/hdh7	/tmp			ext3
>> /dev/hdh8	/home			ext3
>> tmpfs		/dev/shm		tmpfs
>> MTIA for any help,
>> Agustin
> Actualizando mi post de anoche:
> Cuando intento instalar el kernel nuevo me aparece un fallo porque en hdh2
> no hay espacio. No se como liberar espacio en hdh2- pensé probar a
> redimensionar con qtparted pero no tengo esa opción para esa partición.
> Log sigue:
> agustin@DEBBIE:~$ su
> Password:
> DEBBIE:/home/agustin# apt-get install kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386 Leyendo
> lista de paquetes... Hecho
> Creando árbol de dependencias... Hecho Paquetes sugeridos:
>   lilo kernel-doc-2.6.9 kernel-source-2.6.9
> Se instalarán los siguientes paquetes NUEVOS:
>   kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386
> 0 actualizados, 1 se instalarán, 0 para eliminar y 623 no actualizados. 3
> no instalados del todo o eliminados. Se necesita descargar 0B/14,2MB de
> archivos. Se utilizarán 42,4MB de espacio de disco adicional después de
> desempaquetar. (Leyendo la base de datos ... 122084 ficheros y directorios
> instalados actualmente.) Desempaquetando kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386 (de
> .../kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386_2.6.9-4_i386.deb) ... You are attempting to
> install a kernel image (version 2.6.9-2-386) However, the directory
> /lib/modules/2.6.9-2-386 still exists.  If this directory belongs to a
> previous kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386 package, and if you have deselected some
> modules, or installed standalone modules packages, this could be bad.
> However, if this directory exists because you are also installing some
> stand alone modules right now, and they got unpacked before I did, then
> this is pretty benign.  Unfortunately, I can not tell the difference.
> If /lib/modules/2.6.9-2-386 belongs to a old install of
> kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386, then this is your last chance to abort the
> installation of this kernel image (nothing has been changed yet).
> If this directory is because of stand alone modules being installed right
> now, or if it does belong to an older kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386 package but
> you know what you are doing, and if you feel that this image should be
> installed despite this anomaly, Please answer n to the question.
> Otherwise, I suggest you move /lib/modules/2.6.9-2-386 out of the way,
> perhaps to /lib/modules/2.6.9-2-386.old or something, and then try
> re-installing this image.
> Do you want to stop now? [Y/n]n
> dpkg: error al procesar
> /var/cache/apt/archives/kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386_2.6.9-4_i386.deb
> (--unpack):
>  falló en buffer_write(fd) (8, ret=-1): error en dpkg-deb durante
>  `./boot/config-2.6.9-2-386': No queda espacio en el dispositivo
> dpkg-deb: el subproceso paste fue terminado por la señal (Tubería rota)
> Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub . Testing
> for an existing GRUB menu.list file... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst .
> Searching for splash image... none found, skipping... Found kernel:
> /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1-386 Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.7-1-386 Updating
> /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done
> Se encontraron errores al procesar:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/kernel-image-2.6.9-2-386_2.6.9-4_i386.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> DEBBIE:/home/agustin#
> O sea, me pone una nueva entrada en Grub, pero ha sido una instalación
> fallida. Por donde sigo :)
> Gracias
> Agustin

Sorry, this was meant for the Spanish-speaking forums.

All the same, the question is still pertinent. I'm having difficulty
upgrading the kernel because I get the message that my partition  hdh2 is
full, so installation is not possible. 
Any ideas are welcome.



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