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Old 08-14-2009, 12:35 AM   #1
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Insufficient disk space "/tmp"


Insufficient disk space "/tmp"
For this problem, I could not login to KDE.

How can I fix this?
 
Old 08-14-2009, 01:00 AM   #2
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You'll need to go in there and delete some files. Be careful, best thing is to reboot first. Many services/tools will delete their temp files during reboot.
Then run

df -k

and see what it says.
If its still an issue try

du -sk /tmp
 
Old 08-14-2009, 01:58 AM   #3
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You'll need to go in there and delete some files. Be careful, best thing is to reboot first. Many services/tools will delete their temp files during reboot.
Then run

df -k

and see what it says.
If its still an issue try

du -sk /tmp
chrism01/ I rebooted already for free space.
My hard disk is 260G, but "df -l" reports "64G".
How can I fix or enlarge this?

At this time I could not launch KDE.

"du -sk /tmp" reports "88 /tmp"

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Old 08-14-2009, 03:45 AM   #4
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Are you dual-booting (another systems is present on your HD)? Are you able to look at what partitions you have and what space is allocated to each partition. You obviously don't have enough for your linux partition.

Also try booting in single-user or safe mode. You may be able to run the df command like that.

jdk
 
Old 08-14-2009, 04:01 AM   #5
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chrism01/ I rebooted already for free space.
My hard disk is 260G, but "df -l" reports "64G".
How can I fix or enlarge this?

At this time I could not launch KDE.

"du -sk /tmp" reports "88 /tmp"
First log in in text mode and remove some files.
Best place to start is in the /var/logs directory or just do a general search for files bigger then a certain size such
 
Old 08-14-2009, 04:13 AM   #6
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I really don't think the number of files in /tmp is the problem. This sort of thing happens when you're running out of space on a partition in general. In any event the output of df should give the answer.
jdk
 
Old 08-14-2009, 01:25 PM   #7
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Thanks for your comments.
I got "system-config-lvm" command from some guy.
 
Old 08-14-2009, 02:05 PM   #8
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Insufficient disk space "/tmp"
Where is /tmp mounted?

Please post the output of mount which will help us help you.

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I got "system-config-lvm" command from some guy.
This isn't going to help you unless you are running a LVM. Who is "some guy" ? Where is the link ?

You are not providing us with any useful information to help us diagnose your problem:
What exact distro are you running (what did you install, and how?) and how is it running (as a standalone boot, or as a "virtual machine"?)
 
  


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