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Re: Insufficient system storage



On Sun, 2006-03-19 at 13:54 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Sunday 19 March 2006 13:07, Tim wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-03-19 at 12:49 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > It looks as though I ought to have a separate partition for /tmp.  I
> > > need help, though, to add it at this point.
> >
> > Look at your fstab file, and create a /tmp mountpoint in a similar way
> > to other ones.  You mount a partition onto a /tmp directory, the
> > partition (or you can use an entire drive), can come from anywhere.
> >
> > e.g. /dev/hda3   /tmp   ext3    defaults,noexec,nodev   1 2
> >
> Will the old /tmp be quietly ignored when I reboot?
> 
The old /tmp is part of the / filesystem.   Existing files will be
hidden by mounting over it. 

See my earlier post on how to free the space and my recommendations on
the sequence to use for properly doing this without rebooting nor losing
space.

> Anne
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