Fwd: [Fedora-spins] Nightly composes using XZ spins

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Jan 24 19:28:55 UTC 2011

On 1/24/11 11:13 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 11:01 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On 1/24/11 10:37 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> ah, thanks. actually my system is playing silly buggers - complaining
>>> that it can't install the packages due to not enough space on the /
>>> partition, even though I have 23G free on the partition where I'm
>>> building the images. sigh. So I can't test this right now, someone else
>>> want to?
>> I believe that complaint is about the amount of space given the
>> filesystem where the live image is being staged, which is controlled by
>> a part line in the .ks files.  You may have to make that partition size
>> bigger.
> there's only one partition on the system. okay, there's also /dev/shm ,
> but if it's using that, something's seriously wrong.

No no.  You're thinking about partitions on the host composing the 
image.  You need to be thinking about the temporary filesystem 
livecd-tools creates to install the packages into while composing the 
image.  It's /that/ filesystem that is getting full.


Basically look for the "part" line in the fedora-live-base.ks file and 
increase its size, or add a new line of larger size to 

Jesse Keating
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