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Date:      Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:27:51 -0500
From:      Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
To:        Zbigniew Szalbot <zszalbot@gmail.com>
Cc:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>, User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: updating to 7.1 with a small root slice
Message-ID:  <20090115162751.GB33540@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <94136a2c0901140930x2ee25437p54ee00d2479d79f8@mail.gmail.com>
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On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 06:30:27PM +0100, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:

> Hello Jerry,
> 
> > Anyway, 256 MB should be plenty of space for / slash unless you
> > are putting everything in it.
> 
> My main mistake was that I had
> makeoptions    DEBUG=-g
> in the kernel config file. That made for a ~130MB kernel so when I

Ah, that would make a big difference.   You only need that when
you are trying to debug a specific problem or if you are doing
kernel development.

Good luck,

////jerry

> compiled and tried to install a new one, it ran out of space (it would
> be about 260 MB but I only had 242 MB).
> 
> Many thanks for all you detailed instructions though!
> 
> -- 
> Zbigniew Szalbot
> www.slowo.pl
> www.fairtrade.net.pl



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