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Re: get rid of old kernels



You're right. My /lib/modules only doesn't get sanitized because Ihave the nvidia kernel module there.

On 4/18/05, Jeff Vian < jvian10 charter net> wrote:
On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 17:11 -0600, kwhiskers wrote:
> Don't forget to manually delete the /lib/modules/kernel-version
> directory.
>

1.  Please don't top post.

2.  For your information, using rpm to erase the old kernel versions
does that for you (as well as modifying grub.conf and other things that
would be a nightmare to do manually).


> On 4/18/05, Jeff Vian <jvian10 charter net> wrote:
>         On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 11:22 -0500, Langer, Christian wrote:
>         > I installed the latest fc3 kernel and would like to get rid
>         of the old
>         > one to save disk space; does anyone know how to do that?
>         >
>         > Chris Langer
>         >
>         >
>         to list all the kernels installed do:
>
>         [jeff eye_gore ~]$ rpm -qa kernel
>         kernel-2.6.10-1.770_FC3
>         kernel-2.6.11-1.14_FC3
>         kernel-2.6.9-1.667
>
>         To erase the one you want removed do:
>
>         [jeff eye_gore ~]$ su -c "rpm -e kernel-2.6.9-1.667"
>         Password:
>         [ jeff eye_gore ~]$
>
>         Repeat for each kernel version to remove.
>
>         As someone has already said it has been discussed several
>         times, but for
>         this use, rpm is much nicer than yum.
>



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