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Old 04-12-2003, 11:43 AM   #1
maccer01
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Question I just don't know enough!


I am a recent user of Red Hat 8.0, and keep up to date with the Red Hat Update agent.

However, I have recently tried to install something called: glidbc-common ( I think) and I keep getting the message that I need 22MB in the /usr filesystem.

What does this mean, and how can I do something about it, preferably through a GUI, although I will use command line if I have to.

Many thanks in anticipation.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 11:55 AM   #2
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This means your filesystem is getting full, so there is no place for new stuff or upgrades (try looking with "df -m"). Best solution would be to resize your partitions, but in the meanwhile, or if you haven't got any space left wherever, you could try to search your filesystem (du or xdiskusage) for files you don't need often, don't use or that could be temporarily compressed, like for instance Linux application documents under /usr/(share)/doc, kernel sources under /usr/src/linux (excluding the include dir) etc etc.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 11:56 AM   #3
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Sounds like you have a /usr partition that is almost full and the library needs 22 megs disk space to install which it doesn't have. Try du on /usr to see how much space it's taking or something. If it IS full, you're just going to have to delete some stuff, resize your partitions if possible, or do without the library, I suspect.

Oh yeah - you said GUI - I'm sure RH has a file manager or little app thing that can show you disk usage.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 12:10 PM   #4
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Ok, thanks ppl. I am currently deleting a load of docs I don't believe i will ever use. I hope this solves my problem!
 
  


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