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Oracle Linux: Is it Safe to Remove the Ksplice Cache Directory for Unused Kernels? (Doc ID 2901625.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


Each time a UEK kernel is installed on a Ksplice-enabled system, a corresponding Ksplice cache directory is created beneath directory /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/.
Over time, as older kernel versions age and are no longer used, removed, etc., Ksplice cache directories remain and continue to utilise disk space.
For example:

This document describes how to remove the Ksplice cache directory for unused kernels.


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