On 2022-07-15 00:21+0100 Wol <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On 15/07/2022 00:01, Dale wrote:
> > Guillermo García wrote:
> >> Hello again guys, how are you? I hope you're fine.
> >> I remember someone told me a program to use to remove old kernels
> >> in order to get more space on /boot, i tried to search the
> >> original message that the guy sent me trough this list, but i
> >> cannot find it.
> >> Here's a screenshot of my /boot folder:
> >> I guess the kernel version i use is this one:
> >> Could someone tell me a method to remove the old kernels in order
> >> to get more space in /boot?
> >> Thank you, and regards,
> >> Guillermo.
> > I found it for you. The package is app-admin/eclean-kernel. I
> > think there is a wiki page on the Gentoo website for that. I
> > recall it being pretty easy to use.
> Bear in mind, if the OP is running 5.15.10, that's the second oldest
> kernel in the list. If he's got five newer kernels there, is
> eclean-kernel going to assume the live kernel is out-of-date and
> delete it? NOT a good idea.
> The OP needs to make sure that both 5.15.41 and 5.15.48 are in his
> boot menu, AND that they both work, before risking clearing out the
> rest ...
The current kernel is never removed by eclean-kernel. > The kernel choice algorithm is quite simple:
> 1. If the kernel is currently used, don't remove it;
> 2. If the kernel is referenced by a bootloader, don't remove it
> (unless ``--destructive``);
> 3. If auxiliary files do not map to existing kernel, remove them;
> 4. If ``--all`` is used, remove the kernel;
> 5. If kernel is not within *N* newest kernels (where *N* is the
> argument to ``-n``), remove it.
Since the grub boot menu includes all kernels in /boot by default as
far as i know, it is probably necessary to run eclean-kernel with
--destructive and re-generate the boot menu afterwards.
Kind regards, tastytea