make buildworld runs out of space
kingedgar at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 02:48:21 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 20:08, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:38:06 -0700 (PDT), Bill Tillman <btillman99 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I rebuilt the machines with 1G / and all was well. But one
>> shouldn't have to do this as 512M for / should be adequate.
> It's not only the new kernel - a backup of the previous
> existing kernel is kept in /boot (and so on /). If you
> suppress this, all should be fine, but maybe dangerous
> in case your new kernel doesn't boot as intended.
> In this case, the subject "make buildworld runs out of
> space" may lead to a misunderstanding; according to what
> you stated, "make installkernel" was the operation
> causing the out of space problem.
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Just a note, the default 512mb is never enough room, especially since
hard drive space is negligible these days.
I always use 4G for /
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