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Date:      Wed, 13 Feb 2002 21:39:56 -0800
From:      "Crist J. Clark" <cjc@FreeBSD.ORG>
To:        Sandro Mancuso <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Ran out of space running "make buildworld"
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In-Reply-To: <!~!>; from on Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 11:18:34PM -0500
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On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 11:18:34PM -0500, Sandro Mancuso wrote:

> I'm running a Cyrix pr 150, and just cvsup'd from 4.4 to 4.5 stable and I
> started "make buildworld" so you know that building world was going to take
> a little while. After about 7-8 hours of it, I was devastated by the
> following:
> /usr: write failed, file system is full
> /usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/libexec/elf/ld: final link failed: No space left
> on device
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src/sbin/route.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src/sbin.
> *** Error code 1
> My question now is, can this be salvaged?

Yes, if you find the room. Start the build again like,

  # make -DNOCLEAN buildworld

The NOCLEAN will prevent the tree from being cleaned out and you won't
lose the stuff already built. (This is only safe to do if you are
building from the exact same sources that were used for the previous
build. DO NOT re-cvsup.)

> And if so, what should I delete in
> /usr in order to free up room?

Whatever you don't feel bad about losing.

> It's a 1.2 gig drive,

Really? A 1.2 GB drive that has one partition that by itself is 1.3
GB? Interesting.

> here is the display
> from df -h
> Filesystem    Size   Used  Avail Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s1a    97M    30M    59M    33%    /
> /dev/ad0s1f   1.3G   1.3G -93.1M   108%    /usr
> /dev/ad0s1e    19M   2.1M    16M    12%    /var
> procfs        4.0K   4.0K     0B   100%    /proc

Honestly, disk drives are so ridiculously cheap these days, there is
not a lot of reason to go to a lot of hassle to live in 1.3 GB.
Crist J. Clark                     |
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