On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 12:10:03PM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:

> 
> Leslie Jensen writes:
> 
> >  /: write failed, filesystem is full
> >  install: /boot/kernel/wlan_tkip.ko.symbols: No space left on device
> >  *** Error code 71
> >
> >  My question is can I get around this or have I made my / slice to
> >  small?

Just to keep this clear.    
Your root file system is on a FreeBSD partition  - partition 'a'

Robert Huff uses the term correctly below, but you do not above.

////jerry   

> 
>       Yes.  :-)
>       Start by cleaning up /; usually that starts with /tmp ... but
> you've already got that on a separate partition,
>       As for the size - the machine I'm currently on shows:
> 
> huff@> du  /boot | sort -nr | head
> 210558  /boot
> 93642   /boot/kernel
> 93002   /boot/kernel.old
> 22978   /boot/GENERIC
> 22      /boot/defaults
> 2       /boot/zfs
> 2       /boot/modules
> 2       /boot/firmware
> 
>       That's 220mb just for kernels.  There's no reason I can't
> delete kernel.old or GENERIC ... but having fall-backs lets me sleep
> better.
>       Add 13m for /sbin, 20m for /lib, and you're pretty much done.
>       (That machine has a 500mb /.)
> 
> 
>                               Robert Huff
> 
> 
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