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Old 12-18-2004, 11:21 AM   #1
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SH!T. My /var partition is too small for slackware to upgrade to current..


So after countless reinstalls this week, I thought I was finally set: I somewhat figured out what most things did and I was ready to partition. Lots of people said the /var is fine at 512mb...yea right. W/o Swaret I have 77mb available, and w/ repositories my temporary .tgz's will probably be more like 800mb. (I'm guessing, with kde and all). Is there any way to change the download dir. of swaret (repartitioning=reinstall..there goes another 8hrs of my life).
-Galen
 
Old 12-18-2004, 11:47 AM   #2
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Hi,

Change this setting in your swaret.conf:

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# Cache Directory for (Repository) Packages and Sources.
#
CACHE_DIR=/var/swaret

Hope this helps.
 
Old 12-18-2004, 12:07 PM   #3
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You are THE MAN! I saw that, but I thought it literally meant, I dunno...cache (Maybe I'm just WinBlown). I was thinking like a .txt file or something! Thanks a bunch! (*Note to self: make 1.5gig /var partition next time around*)
-Galen
 
Old 12-18-2004, 07:19 PM   #4
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Code:
shilo@shilo2:~$ df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda1             4.7G  1.6G  3.2G  33% /
/dev/hda3              19G  3.6G   16G  19% /usr
/dev/hda5             4.7G  495M  4.2G  11% /opt
/dev/hda6             6.6G  2.9G  3.7G  45% /var
/dev/hda7             1.9G   33M  1.9G   2% /tmp
/dev/hda8              75G   29G   47G  39% /home
Note that I use /var for a mirror of -current, so that takes a bit of room. The only thing that I think I might change is to make /tmp larger to accomodate DVD burning, but I'll have to learn how (to burn DVD's) first.
 
Old 12-18-2004, 07:31 PM   #5
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...and you couldn't have posted that on your site... Don't you just use k3b? or Grip? I think it's just as easy as CDs. (Plus, I noticed that my tmp=256mb...which means it can't even do CDs...I have to do on-the-fly. )
-Galen

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