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Old 02-17-2008, 04:48 PM   #1
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how to enlarge /tmp ?


I've been using debian for a couple years, but I guess I've never tried copying one of my CDs with k3b. Today I tried to copy a CD, and I get

Error: tmp/kde-opus not enough space to copy CD

says there is 384MB, and it needs more. Not sure if debian's installer made it 384MB or what... can't remember. Anyway, how can you make it larger? I'm not a real linux geek yet, so be gentle...

Note: I checked /etc/default/rcS, and it has TMPTIME=0, so my tmp should be clearing at reboots.

Thanks!
 
Old 02-17-2008, 08:56 PM   #2
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For k3b you can use a directory in your home directory for the temporary store. This would be easier than repartioning.
 
Old 02-17-2008, 09:02 PM   #3
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that makes sense. Guess I should have investigated k3b's options before worrying about resizing tmp.

Thanks!
 
Old 02-18-2008, 12:20 PM   #4
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that makes sense. Guess I should have investigated k3b's options before worrying about resizing tmp.

Thanks!
The /tmp by default, I think this is your case, is not a partition it is attached to the / , so if you need more space for it , you resize the root partition. Of course not from within the system, since you can't unmount it.
thus if you really need it, use a CD1 install and from the CD resize the root partition.
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