failed X11 install, now what?

Marty Landman MLandman at
Sat Nov 15 06:44:49 PST 2003

This is what I found on the screen this morning after letting

make all install clean

run all night:

/usr: write failed, file system is full
/usr/bin/tar: xc/fonts/util/KOI8-R.TXT: Wrote only 0 of 10240 bytes
/usr/bin/tar: Skipping to next header
/usr/bin/tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/x11-fonts/XFree86-4-fontScalable.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4.


# df
Filesystem  1K-blocks    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/ad0s1a    128990   35170   83502    30%    /
/dev/ad0s1f    257998     284  237076     0%    /tmp
/dev/ad1s1e   2030062 2015906 -148248   108%    /usr
/dev/ad0s1e    257998    2762  234598     1%    /var
procfs              4       4       0   100%    /proc

Which brings to mind a couple questions.

1. ad1 is a 2GB ide slaved to ad0  which is only 1GB - what must I do 
immediately to clear space on ad1 or is nothing impacted with the disk 
being over full?

2. just how much space should I need? I know that's a loaded question, but 
I have another 2.5GB ide I could slave to the secondary port off the cdrom, 
or swap some disks around with other networks or; hard to plan unless I can 
make guesstimates about the future; is there a space planning guide around 

3. apologies in advance for my ignorance, am just very new to this and 
nowhere near done with a first read through of the Handbook

Thanks in advance.

Marty Landman   Face 2 Interface Inc 845-679-9387
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