/tmp full (newbie)

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at apropo.ro
Thu Feb 12 12:47:40 PST 2004


On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 21:35:08 +0100
gaf <moak at bredband.net> wrote:

> JJB wrote:
> 
> >Add this statement to /etc/rc.conf and reboot your system.
> >
> >
> >clear_tmp_enable="YES"          # clear /tmp directory on boot
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> >[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of gaf
> >Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 2:26 PM
> >To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> >Subject: /tmp full (newbie)
> >
> >Hello.
> >Im a newbie to unix and FreeBSD. I have 5.2 installed. When
> >installing I
> >followed the advice in The Complete FreeBSD and made the following
> >partitions:
> >/                     4G
> >swap          800M
> >/home           35G
> > I have KDE 3.2  installed I have done cvsup on src and ports new
> >kernel
> >etc etc.
> >Today I tried to install a new browser and I got the information
> >that my
> >filesystem is full.  When I tried to start KDE I got the message
> >that
> >/tmp is full. I would really apprecite some help. What to do?? Can I
> >give you some other info and if so what and how???
> >Many thanks Gaf
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> >  
> >
> Hello again.
> I tried it and it emptied /tmp but I still can´t start KDE.
> It says:
> startkde: Could not start ksmserver check your installation
> Error: can´t contact kdeinit
> /:write failed, filesystem full can´t create /tmp/mcop-gaf (no space 
> left on device)
> ..............pid 627 (artsshell), uid 1002 inumber 211973 on /: 
> filesystem full
> What to do??
> Hope you can give me some other clues.
> gaf

Do your self a favor and read the handbook.

Probably the easy way for you is to reinstall, dividing disk the right
way.


-- 
IOnut
Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user



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