Disk Space Requirements

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Jan 27 04:56:11 UTC 2007

Dan Nelson writes:

>  > I've got four gigs of disk allocated to the box.  Is this enough
>  > space to rebuild the OS from source within?
>  You need less than 500MB of space for /usr/obj.  I recently
>  upgraded a system with almost-full drives by mounting a 1GB flash
>  drive on /usr/obj, and it didn't get over half full.  If you
>  don't already have a checked-out /usr/src tree, that'll require
>  another 500MB.

huff@>> du -s -k /usr/src
466292  /usr/src
huff at jerusalem>> du -s -k /usr/obj
865338  /usr/obj

	This is for -CURRENT.

				Robert Huff

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