/: create/symlink failed, no inodes free
schpeko at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 15:33:53 GMT 2005
yes, "emergency holographic shell" starts, but df is not installed.
pid 128 (cpio), uid 0 inumber 184 on /: out of inodes
also, there were some "no left space" errors.
i'm out of ideas..
On 11/22/05, Mark Tinguely <tinguely at casselton.net> wrote:
> > today i was installing freebsd 6.0 and got this error: /: create/symlink
> > failed, no inodes free
> > I used 2 disks (one 4GB and the other 8GB) but got the same error.
> > How can i fix this problem? The disks were formated through fbsd
> > at install.
> You have run out of inodes. When you create the new / filesystem,
> you may need to add the option to increase the inodes generated.
> see newfs(8) option -i.
> Is the install process far enough along that it started the "emergency
> holographic shell"? If so, then you should be able to go to the shell
> and see if "df" has been installed:
> # df -i
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