extracting gcc-4.03.tar.bz2: no space left on device

Max Tilford droflitxam at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 3 09:57:00 PST 2007


  Thankyou for opening my eyes.  I tried to unpack in
the lfs user's home directory, thinking that would be
on the hard drive, but it is still on the disk.  I
knew it was something stupid.
Thanks again.
--- bojster <lfs at bojster.net> wrote:

> Max Tilford wrote:
> 
> > Hello
> > I am running the LFS live CD 6.2 and following the
> > book.
> > I have gotten to chapter 5.4 without a hitch but
> when
> > I try to uncompress gcc-4.0.3.tar.bz2 it produces
> a
> > long string of errors saying 
> > "cannot create directory '...' No space left on
> > decice"
> > 
> > I am installing LFS on a 120 gigabyte hard drive,
> all
> > one partition.  I also tried to do this on my
> other
> > hard drives, but I got the same error.  The only
> > problem I can think of is lack of RAM.  I have 512
> mb
> > and have mounted a 5 gigabyte swap.
> > 
> > Am I doing something really stupid?
> > Any advice?
> 
> Did you, by any chance, try to unpack
> gcc-4.0.3.tar.bz2 on the CD
> instead of in $LFS/sources/? I'm just guessing, as
> you didn't proviude
> any detail, such as pwd.
> 
> HTH
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