8.0-RELEASE -> -STABLE and size of /
Bjoern A. Zeeb
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Sun Jan 24 19:45:08 UTC 2010
On Fri, 22 Jan 2010, Oliver Brandmueller wrote:
> I just noticed somthing: I setup an 8.0-RELEASE amd64 box, / is default
> 512M. First step after setup was to csup to RELENG_8 and buildkernel and
> buildworld (no custom kernel, no make.conf).
> Instaling the new kernel failed, since /boot/kernel/ is already well
> over 230 MBytes in size. moving that to kernel.old and writing a new one
> with about the same size fails due to no space left on device.
Replying to the first post in the thread.
One first thing to help people to avoid problems with future upgrades
could be to just make / 1G:
Another entirely untested patch would compress the symbol files:
It would be interesting to see if (a) they work and (b) how much the
latter would safe.
Bjoern A. Zeeb It will not break if you know what you are doing.
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