[Bug 932598] Re: Full hard drive causes xorg to fail to load

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 15 09:06:54 UTC 2012

When /home is full, the session will fail to start. This is covered by
bug 35217 [sic, five-digit]. But we should at least get lightdm to start
properly, so that you can start a reduced session.

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  Full hard drive causes xorg to fail to load

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Bug description:
  1. Have a computer with default partioning
  2. Fill the drive with data
  3. reboot

  You are forced into low graphics mode and when you log in, the desktop session won't start

  You can log in and use the desktop

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: mountall 2.33
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-15.24-generic 3.2.5
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-15-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Wed Feb 15 09:57:15 2012
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110919)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: mountall
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-01-14 (31 days ago)

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