My /boot directory is getting full, how do I remove old kernels?

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Issue

  • My /boot directory is getting full, how do I remove old kernels?
    # df
    Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
    /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
                          14804452   7006156   7046272  50% /
    /dev/sda1               101086    101086         0 100% /boot
    none                    127332         0    127332   0% /dev/shm
    
  • Yum update needs additional space in /boot
  • Environment

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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