Failed Upgrading Oracle VM Server with Error 'OVMAPI_4028E Cannot upgrade server. Server's boot partition must have a minimum of 200MB available space and only has XXXMB'

(Doc ID 2341258.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.4 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When attempting to upgrade an Oracle VM server, receiving a failure in the Oracle VM Manager :

Child job 1513131902854 fail reason: OVMAPI_4028E Cannot upgrade server. Server's boot partition must have a minimum of 200MB available space and only has 191MB. [Tue Dec 12 21:25:04 EST 2017]

The /boot partition on Oracle VM Server has less than 200 MB free disk space (approximately 191 MB free) .

Cause

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