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old kdump initrd are not cleaned up

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


/boot is running out of diskspace when this is on a separate partition
/boot contains several initrd with the extension -kdump


This issue has been solved in the following kernel and later:
SLES11 SP2: 3.0.34-0.7.9.x86_64

The cleanup please delete the old initrd*-kdump or use the following script:
for i in /boot/initrd-*-kdump; do
    test -f "$k" || rm -v "$i"


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  • Document ID:7011740
  • Creation Date: 01-Feb-2013
  • Modified Date:12-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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