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How to free up space on RHEL6 /boot safely?

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http://serverfault.com – I am trying to do yum update on RHEL 6 box and I am getting this error message Transaction Check Error: installing package kernel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64 needs 10MB on the /boot filesystem installing package grub-1:0.97-77.el6.x86_64 needs 10MB on the /boot filesystem Error Summary ------------- Disk Requirements: At least 10MB more space needed on the /boot filesystem. My /boot has the following # ls -lah /boot total 74M dr-xr-xr-x. 5 root root 2.0K Jun 10 08:05 . drwxr-xr-x. 23 root root 4.0K Aug 27 03:08 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 99K Apr 26 12:53 config-2.6.32-220.17.1.el (HowTos)