During my experimentation with Iceweasel, described in another post, I
have received warnings from the OS that /tmp was filling up. It seems
that when running a video a buffer is opened in /tmp, and /tmp fills up
rapidly. At the moment, df /tmp tells me that 3% of /tmp is used. When
I'm trying to play a video, only 1% of /tmp is available, and the video
grinds to a halt.
My partition table says that /tmp is partition 10, with 50MB, and partion
11 is my /home, with 750GB. [ I don't know why I made my /tmp so small. ]
Now to my question. Can anyone think of any hazard in the following
procedure: 1. Back up my /home completely(I have a USB stick that will
take what I have on it.) 2. Run parted to delete partitions 10 and 11,
then create a new partition 10, with, say, a Gig on it, and then create
a new partition 11, name it /home . . . 3. Put all my backed up stuff
on the new /home.
I'll have to log in as root to do this, I'm sure. But there may be other
hazards I am not aware of. I hope for cogent thoughts on this.