new install: how can i not have enough space?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Apr 14 21:19:03 UTC 2009
Quoting David <dgboles at comcast.net>:
> On 4/14/2009 4:53 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> argh! i just started a new install on my laptop, so i could divvy
>> things up into numerous logical volumes. i selected a pile of software,
>> only to be told that my selected packages require 4698 MB of space and i
>> don't have that much available.
>> excuse me? i have separate LVs for /, /home, /usr, /var, /tmp and /opt,
>> with the *smallest* of those being 5G (/usr is 16G, /home is 50G, all
>> the rest are 5G). how exactly do i not have enough space with 16G for
> Perhaps the computer user rule of Pebcak Robert? ;-)
ok, so what did i forget?
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