[Bug 1389620] Re: software-updater refuses to upgrade, needs a button to clean /boot

Jarno Suni 1389620 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri May 27 15:44:04 UTC 2016

*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1460396 ***

** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1460396
   Old kernels filling up /boot, causing failed updates

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  software-updater refuses to upgrade, needs a button to clean /boot

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Bug description:
  I am running trusty with full disk encryption and thus a separate /boot partition.
  Software updater, at times, fails to complete the upgrade telling me that /boot does not have enough free disk-space.

  Well, it should have the button to "run apt-get autoremove" to
  automatically remove packages that may be using disk space on /boot.
  (Because on trusty, old kernels are automatically marked for

  This will also lower the amount of support requests elmo gets in the

  Also I believe infinity would be happy to not be bugged about enabling
  autoremoval with unattended apt by default.

  And mpt would be happy, that upgrades are self-serviced.

  mvo, please, please, implement this =)

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