what is the minimum size of the /boot partition in ubuntu

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat Oct 9 16:46:53 UTC 2010

user1 wrote:
> > Or drop the boot partition completely?
> I am using encrypted ubuntu so I need a /boot partition (installed
> via alternate ubuntu cd).

Indeed, that's  a good reason for a /boot partition.

> How do I remove older kernels, I have quite a lot which I do not
> need.

Use your favourite package manager and search for packages with "linux-
headers", "linux-image" or "linux-backport-modules" in their name. 
Remove those you don't need anymore - I would suggest you keep the two 
latest versions.


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