4.7->5.0, ran out of space on /
swhetzel at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 12:35:02 PDT 2004
On Wed, 22 Jan 2003 10:11:02 -1000 (HST), Vincent Poy
<vince at oahu.wurldlink.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Kirk R. Wythers wrote:
> > I just ran into a problem trying to install the 5.0 world. I thought I
> > checked and had 30M free on / before I started this. However, after
> > building, the world, building the kernel, installing the kernel, running
> > mergemaster -p, I went to install the world and got the error 'out of
> > space on /'
> > I need to find some room, but I'm a little nervous about what I can rm.
> > Here is what I'm looking at:
> > 1) / partition is 79M, 64M are used (I was almost sure there was
> > more room than that on / before I satarted).
> > 2) /tmp is on it's own partition
> > 3) du -h on subdirectories breakdown like this.
> > a. 18M /boot
> > b. 1.4M /etc
> > c. 3.7M /kernel
> > d. 3.9M /kern.GENERIC
> > e. 6M /modules
> > f. 21M /sbin
> > g. 2.1M /stand
> > as you can see that pretty much accounts for it. The rest of the stuff
> > is pretty small.
> > I need to know if I can delete any of this stuff and still successfully
> > do a 'make installworld'?
> /modules can all be deleted since these are now in /boot
> should stay
You could also remove /stand, as most of it's functionality has been
moved to the the /rescue directory.
Also, make sure that Soft-Updates is turned off on your root
directory. Because Soft-Updates doesn't immediately free the space on
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