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Old 04-19-2003, 02:21 AM   #1
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Question Xserver crash???

While downloading a file I got an error message from konqueror saying that I didnt have enough space in my /tmp folder.

So I clicked on kpanel and then a message said kpanel is closing due to lack of space.

I logged out and rebooted.

On reboot my xserver just crashed and doesnt start up anymore???

I tried xf86Config but it doesnt work, giving a 'message not enough space in /tmp'???

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Old 04-19-2003, 02:37 AM   #2
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You have run out of space in /tmp partition.

If you can log in via the command line, try this command:

df -h

And you will be able to see how much space is used/remaining in all your partitions.

If /tmp is almost full then you will have to remove the unimportant files. Or check which file is taking up so much space.


Old 04-19-2003, 04:07 AM   #3
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Well your suggestion was a big help

The space had been used up comepletely because I had just compiled and installed gcc, because of which almost 1 gig was used up.

Thankyou very much I appreciate it a lot!!!


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