[clug] Ubu 10.04 apt upgrade fail / low disk space / old kernel removal problems

Ben Davies bdcrux at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 02:10:00 MDT 2012

On 24 March 2012 15:38, Scott Ferguson <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24/03/12 15:32, Ben Davies wrote:
>> Fixed - manually copying/moving some old kernel dirs did the trick.
> That might not have been the best way to do that.
> uname to identify, and apt-get remove might have been kinder to dpkg's
> database.

The manual option seemed rough, but an "apt-get clean" didn't clear
enough space (and apt-get remove was failing with the missing
dependency). Anyway, afterwards I removed up the "moved" kernel
packages with synaptic & it didn't complain. I'm assuming that has
cleaned things up ...


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