Temporary workaround for (was Re: out of inodes... new install)
george at galis.org
Fri Aug 6 12:35:33 PDT 2004
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 10:49:00AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> A temporary workaround using the existing (broken) installer is to
> go through the steps normally until you reach the point where it wants
> to install files. At that point it will have newfs'd the filesystems
> but not yet mounted them.
> At this point you can flip to another console, login as root, and
> re-newfs the partition /usr is on. So, e.g. for George it would be
> either (if you want 300-400K inodes):
> newfs -U -f 2048 -b 16384 /dev/ad0s2f
> or (if you are ultra conservative and want 700K inodes):
> newfs -U -f 1024 -b 8192 /dev/ad0s2f
> Then flip back to the installer and tell it to start installing files.
> Note that if you bring in /usr/ports that's ~168K files, so it might
> be prudent to use 1024/8192.
Thanks I'll try that...
George Georgalis, Architect and administrator, Linux services. IXOYE
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