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Hi, I just installed ubuntu 9.04 on a dual boot with Windows Vista. I'm trying to update and I get a message 'no free disk space' and an explanation that I don't have enough disk space on '\'. I should have enough free space.
I went to Gparted, I have 132Gb in partition /dev/sda2, file system ext2. I have partition /dev/sda5 file system ext3 mounted as '/', which has zero free space. What do I do in this situation.
/dev/sda5 on / type ext3 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro)
tmpfs on /lib/init/rw type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
varrun on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
varlock on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777)
udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=620)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
lrm on /lib/modules/2.6.28-11-generic/volatile type tmpfs (rw,mode=755)
securityfs on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
overflow on /tmp type tmpfs (rw,size=1048576,mode=1777)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/grant/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=grant)
root@grant-laptop:/home/grant# fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xb258bbd4
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 192 1536000 27 Unknown
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 * 193 17825 141637072+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 18152 19458 10485760 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda4 17826 18151 2618595 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 17826 18130 2449881 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 18131 18151 168651 82 Linux swap / Solaris
Partition table entries are not in disk order
Last edited by upper_room; 06-19-2009 at 09:13 PM.
Nice try - change the < > to [ ] and the included will be formatted properly (you can edit your own posts).
Go to sf.net and get and run the bootinfo script - post the generated RESULTS.txt. It'll show us what's pointing to what.
This download isn't working. I went to sourceforge.net, found the boot_info_script, tried to download it. The download window doesn't open, I tried direct download, same thing. No files are being downloaded. Tried to change the 'save files to' under preferences, and it won't let me enter anything or browse.
grant@grant-laptop:~$ sudo blkid -c /dev/null
/dev/sda1: UUID="AEAEC0C7AEC08973" LABEL="TOSHIBA SYSTEM VOLUME" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda2: UUID="0777f285-64ea-4001-95b0-890f528d7c86" TYPE="ext2"
/dev/sda3: UUID="F014ABBC14AB8466" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda5: UUID="75d2bff3-9f52-42c0-91ca-8d5221c2edb6" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda6: UUID="838ffcd4-186a-461a-8bf6-32528494ad52" TYPE="swap"
grant@grant-laptop:~$ cat /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'vol_id --uuid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=75d2bff3-9f52-42c0-91ca-8d5221c2edb6 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda6 during installation
UUID=838ffcd4-186a-461a-8bf6-32528494ad52 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
grant@grant-laptop:~$ grep -Ev "^#|^\s*$" /boot/grub/menu.lst"
That's where it leaves off, the last command doesn't have an output.