[ubuntu-za] Filesysytem >Root

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 11:44:30 UTC 2011


On 29 August 2011 13:39, Raoul Snyman <raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
> wrote:

> Hi Bill, everyone else,
>
> On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:23:42 +0200, Quintin van Rooyen wrote:
> > Try this:
> >
> > cd /
> >
> > sudo du -sh *
> >
> > This should spit out the disk usage of each directory in /
>
> That's not going to help him. If you look at the output of df, you'll see
> what his problem is.
>
> >> bill at Lucy:~$ df -Th
> >> Filesystem    Type    Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> >> /dev/sda1     ext4    9.2G  8.1G  624M  94% /
> >> none      devtmpfs    990M  328K  990M   1% /dev
> >> none         tmpfs    994M  140K  994M   1% /dev/shm
> >> none         tmpfs    994M  204K  994M   1% /var/run
> >> none         tmpfs    994M     0  994M   0% /var/lock
> >> none         tmpfs    994M     0  994M   0% /lib/init/rw
> >> /dev/sda6     ext4    138G   50G   81G  38% /home
> >> /dev/sdb1     ext4    459G  200G  236G  46% /media/Thomas
>
> I don't know why you separated your home and root directories, but you've
> made the same mistake a number of other folks have made. Your root
> filesystem is far too small.
>
> All your software is installed in /usr, all your temporary files in /tmp
> and all your working files in /var. Only YOUR files are put in /home. This
> means that all your operating system files have only 9.2 gigs of space,
> while your files have 138 gigs of space. This is rather lopsided. These
> days I prefer to let Ubuntu do my partitioning, and leave the fancy
> partitioning to sysadmins and other masochistic types ;-)
>
> As for solutions, you're going to have to resize your partitions. I don't
> know how to do that on Ubuntu/Gnome.
>
>>>>
Try this: http://www.ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/HomePartition
Cheers

hg
>>>>

>
> Kind regards,
>
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