jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Apr 21 17:27:53 UTC 2008
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 12:10:03PM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> Leslie Jensen writes:
> > /: write failed, filesystem is full
> > install: /boot/kernel/wlan_tkip.ko.symbols: No space left on device
> > *** Error code 71
> > My question is can I get around this or have I made my / slice to
> > small?
Just to keep this clear.
Your root file system is on a FreeBSD partition - partition 'a'
Robert Huff uses the term correctly below, but you do not above.
> Yes. :-)
> Start by cleaning up /; usually that starts with /tmp ... but
> you've already got that on a separate partition,
> As for the size - the machine I'm currently on shows:
> huff@> du /boot | sort -nr | head
> 210558 /boot
> 93642 /boot/kernel
> 93002 /boot/kernel.old
> 22978 /boot/GENERIC
> 22 /boot/defaults
> 2 /boot/zfs
> 2 /boot/modules
> 2 /boot/firmware
> That's 220mb just for kernels. There's no reason I can't
> delete kernel.old or GENERIC ... but having fall-backs lets me sleep
> Add 13m for /sbin, 20m for /lib, and you're pretty much done.
> (That machine has a 500mb /.)
> Robert Huff
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