[Fwd: Re: / slice too small]
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
ulrich at pukruppa.net
Sun Feb 28 17:38:48 UTC 2010
Sorry, I forgot to include the list!
-------- Weitergeleitete Nachricht --------
> Von: Peter Ulrich Kruppa <ulrich at pukruppa.net>
> An: Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk>
> Betreff: Re: / slice too small
> Datum: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 15:52:05 +0100
> Am Sonntag, den 28.02.2010, 13:26 +0000 schrieb Frank Shute:
> > I've got a machine here running 7.2 which I want to upgrade to 8.0 but
> > looking at the root slice it is woefully small:
> > $ df -h
> > Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> > /dev/ad4s2 190M 146M 29M 84% /
> > devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
> > /dev/ad4s4 129G 15G 104G 12% /usr
> > devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /var/named/dev
> > I've got a CD/DVD writer on that machine along with a 100MB ethernet
> > connection to my desktop.
> > How do I go about upgrading it? Dump/restore and change the partition
> > table?
> Check if your /boot/kernel directory *much* bigger than let's say about 45 MB.
> Then you probably have built your kernel with debugging symbols which
> will make it too big for your root partition.
> In /etc/make.conf add the line
> and rebuild your kernel.
> Good luck
> > Any suggestions gratefully received.
> > Regards,
More information about the freebsd-questions