Partition Space

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Wed Nov 1 02:57:34 PST 2000


On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 08:53:47PM -0700, ken_i_m wrote:
> I made my initial partition 780 MB but ran out of space durning the 
> installation of glibc. I did a complete re-install of RH 6.2 on the box and 
> upped the LFS partition to 1.3 GB (the drive only has 2 gigs). Having done 
> this I find that I have to do considerable removal of files to keep a 
> comfortable amount of free disk space. I have left the /usr/src/linux 
> directory alone due to the symlinks to it. Are there other /usr/src 
> directories that I should have left alone as well? Other than the above 
> quote the book does not seem to touch on this issue. Did I miss the chapter 
> on file management of the /usr/src directory?

750MB is enough to compile and keep your static/dynamic install.

the only package you need to keep that is in /usr/src is your kernel,
everything else can be removed once you have installed it ;)

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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