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

bojster lfs at bojster.net
Wed Jan 3 09:38:02 PST 2007

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.


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