failure notice

I have about 60 of these in my from MY SEERVER in my mailbox:

Hi. This is the qmail-send program at
I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following addresses.
This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.

Sorry, I couldn't find any host named (#5.1.2)

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Subject: partition 81% alert
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This in an automatic informational message to notify you that the /boot
partition on has hit the storage partition
threshold set for your server.  The /boot partition is 81% full at the time
of this e-mail's creation.


Your NodeWorx Server Manager

I continue to get them every five minutes. There is nothing wrong with, as edivenced by the fact that these are being delivered to webmaster at

The only thing I’ve done is try to install the frontPage server extentions yesterday and that’s not in the boot partition (as far as I know) Any ideas?

Here are the contents of /boot

[root@centos boot]# dir
config-2.4.21-27.EL               vmlinux-2.4.21-15.0.4.EL
config-2.4.21-27.ELsmp            vmlinux-2.4.21-15.0.4.ELsmp
config-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0         vmlinux-2.4.21-20.0.1.EL
config-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0smp      vmlinux-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp
grub                              vmlinux-2.4.21-20.EL.c0
initrd-2.4.21-15.0.4.EL.img       vmlinux-2.4.21-20.EL.c0smp
initrd-2.4.21-15.0.4.ELsmp.img    vmlinux-2.4.21-27.0.1.EL
initrd-2.4.21-20.0.1.EL.img       vmlinux-2.4.21-27.0.1.ELsmp
initrd-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp.img    vmlinux-2.4.21-27.0.2.EL
initrd-2.4.21-20.EL.c0.img        vmlinux-2.4.21-27.0.2.ELsmp
initrd-2.4.21-20.EL.c0smp.img     vmlinux-2.4.21-27.EL
initrd-2.4.21-27.0.1.EL.img       vmlinux-2.4.21-27.ELsmp
initrd-2.4.21-27.0.1.ELsmp.img    vmlinux-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0
initrd-2.4.21-27.0.2.EL.img       vmlinux-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0smp
initrd-2.4.21-27.0.2.ELsmp.img    vmlinuz-2.4.21-15.0.4.EL
initrd-2.4.21-27.EL.img           vmlinuz-2.4.21-15.0.4.ELsmp
initrd-2.4.21-27.ELsmp.img        vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.0.1.EL
initrd-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0.img     vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp
initrd-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0smp.img  vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.EL.c0
kernel.h                          vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.EL.c0smp
lost+found                        vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.0.1.EL
message                           vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.0.1.ELsmp
message.ja                        vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.0.2.EL                        vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.0.2.ELsmp       vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.EL    vmlinuz-2.4.21-27.ELsmp       vmlinuz-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0    vmlinuz-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.c0smp
[root@centos boot]#

Well, the reason the message is bouncing is because the domain is misspelled:

That’s probably just mistyped in the Server Setup section of NodeWorx.

As for the boot partition being 80% full, perhaps a new kernel was installed just recently?

after taking a look around I found that I got the following updates last night"

1 kernel 2.4.21-27.0.2.EL os applied
2 kernel-smp 2.4.21-27.0.2.EL os applied
3 krb5-devel 1.2.7-38 os applied
4 krb5-libs 1.2.7-38 os applied
5 krb5-workstation 1.2.7-38 os applied

which apparently started this. I just rebooted the server to take advantage of the kernal upgrade listed here. I guess the solution to part of my problem is th delete some of the /boot directory. The question is what is safe to delete. I know grub boot loader detects all available kernals. If the old ones are just deleted whill that cause problems?

Yes, I just fixed it now; dang I didn’t see it.

As for the boot partition being 80% full, perhaps a new kernel was installed just recently?

Yes, last night, causing this problem. Is it safe to delete older versions of files located in the /boot directory?