[PVE-User] Proxmox upgrade 4 - 5

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Mon Sep 10 11:32:19 CEST 2018


On 9/10/18 10:49 AM, John Crisp wrote:
> I have been critical of some things in the past with Proxmox, so to be
> even handed I thought I'd just drop a note to say over the weekend I did
> 2 in place upgrades from v4 -> v5
> Both went pretty well as smooth as silk, the only issue being that on
> one of them the old boot partition didn't have enough room for a new
> kernel and the dist-upgrade failed when trying to regenerate initramfs.
> (it was originally a V3 upgraded to v4) Slightly scary minutes.....
> Perhaps a note on the wiki to say check for space before upgrading older
> systems would be helpful (assuming you have an older system with this)

yes, makes sense to note this! Bit bad luck to run into this just on major

> ensure your /boot partition, if any, has enough space for a new kernel (min 60MB) - e.g., by removing old unused kernels (see pveversion -v)
here: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_4.x_to_5.0#Preconditions


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