/boot is full after running "make installkernel" on FreeBSD 8.0
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Thu Jul 1 19:10:15 UTC 2010
Chip Camden <sterling at camdensoftware.com> writes:
> I've experienced the same thing on amd64 -- the default partition size
> for root is too small. Rather than going to the trouble of correcting
> it, I just 'rm -r /boot/kernel.old' when it fails and then redo 'make
> installkernel', and all seems OK.
That's a little dangerous, because you're deleting your last known-good
kernel. I'd feel better about recommending just removing the
unnecessary kernel modules (which for a lot of people, is all of them).
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