Installation problems: filesystem is (not) full
tom at abwaerts.be
Sun May 25 13:58:31 PDT 2003
<errors with / being full to FreeBSD>
>> So I'm lost.
> strange, I've been always fine with much smaller / partitions.
Well - I was sure, too, that 2 gigs were quite, ehm, overkill. But I don't
think it has anything to do with the size of the partition (although I'm
going to try it with the autosizing, as another kind soul suggested)... I
mean, FBSD should install *fully* in 2 gigs, so a root partition of that
size is - hm... is there another word for "overkill"? :-)
> what is the "I/O-thingy" you talk about? do you mean softupdates by
> any chance?
No no, I remember having read something about I/O-streams being
controlled by the BIOS, and about an option to enable it at boot time.
Let me see...
On some systems, the BIOS does not activate the I/O ports and
memory of PC devices, thus making them unusable. The
hw.pci.enable_io_modes sysctl/boot loader variable (which defaults
to 1, for ``enabled'') forces FreeBSD to enable these devices so that
they can be used.
But the phrase "pci" makes me think it might only be related to PCI
devices :-) Since it defaults to enabled, however, that shouldn't be the
problem in any case.
Anyway, let's go again, with the autosizing.
Thanks for your reply,
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