newbie problem with hard disk space...

Magellanic magellanic at optushome.com.au
Tue Jan 28 01:46:33 PST 2003


1GB is way enough I guess, my linux partition is about 3.1gb with only
510Mb used after the LFS installation. Also after installing LFS, you
could then mount your other partitions and use them as temporary.


On Tue, 2003-01-28 at 20:59, Matthijs wrote:
> I am having great fun in installing a LFS system, but
> I think I am heading into a little space problem on my
> ext2 partition on which I installed all the packages.
> I made a partition of almost 1 GB, I tought the book
> said that would be enough, but when I look ahead at
> the packages I have to install (I am currently at
> installing Zlib-1.1.4) and I look at the space I have
> left (366 MB) I think I am not going to make it. 
> 
> I dont think I can make this partition any larger,
> because my own Linux installation (SuSE 7.3 Pro) is
> installed on ReiserFS, and I don't know of a program
> that can make that partition smaller. Can I back up
> all the things I installed till now, and restore them
> quickly on a new system? Or is there an easy way to
> make some room. I don't think I can delete any things
> from my LFS partition, I already deleted all the
> sources. 
> 
> I am using version 4.0 of LFS, and this is what my
> partition table looks like:
> 
> /dev/hda 57.2 GB
> /dev/hda1 51.4 GB NTFS
> /dev/hda2 5.8 GB Extended partition
> /dev/hda5 1004 MB Linux swap
> /dev/hda6 3.9 GB SuSE Linux ReiserFS
> /dev/hda7 996.1 MB LFS ext2
> 
> __________________________________________________
> Do you Yahoo!?
> Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now.
> http://mailplus.yahoo.com
> -- 
> Unsubscribe: send email to listar at linuxfromscratch.org
> and put 'unsubscribe lfs-support' in the subject header of the message
> 



-- 
Unsubscribe: send email to listar at linuxfromscratch.org
and put 'unsubscribe lfs-support' in the subject header of the message



More information about the lfs-support mailing list