no space left on /boot

Drew Einhorn drew.einhorn at
Wed Dec 6 16:16:51 UTC 2017

Another approach would be boot from one of the many forensic or data recovery distributions and increase the size of your boot partition at the expense of a little space in your root partition.

On December 6, 2017, at 8:55 AM, robert rottermann <robert at> wrote:

thanks for all the answers I got

On 06.12.2017 14:13, Volker Wysk wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 6. Dezember 2017, 09:10:27 CET schrieb robert:
>> Hi there,
>> after many years of dutiful service one of my remote boxes stops to accept updates.
>> It complains that there is no space on /boot
>> But I can not delete any of the old kernels as the following dialogs show
>> how can I clean up things?
> Hi
> I've had this problem. For me, it was just a matter of "apt-get autoremove", which is to remove - amongst other unneeded things - all but the last two kernels.
> Hope this helps,
> Volker
the solution in the end was:
delete some files with
rm *83*

then apt-get autoremove -f

the -f installed missing libraries, which have not been installed due to 
too little space

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