[PC-BSD Dev] Space Issue
kris at pcbsd.com
Wed Oct 22 07:31:51 PDT 2008
> Currenly, on IRC:
> cahimira hi
> cahimira somebody cant help me?
> cahimira I am new in PC-BSD
> cahimira i have 7.0
> cahimira and I need upgrade to 7.1
> cahimira how I can upgrade without use the "System Updater" program?
> cahimira because System Updater say: "Error: Not enough free disk
> space for these updates! You will need 2067MB to install the selected
> cahimira but I have space in other partitions
> If PC-BSD really required some additional space in / for updates, isn't
> this should be mentioned while installing?
> E.g. Ask from user not 4gb, but 6-7.
> If not - there must be a way to update using freespace in other
> partition, or big updates = big troubles.
By default the System Updater uses /PCBSD/tmp as the location to
download / uncompress patches. This is a good point though about not
having enough room. I'm putting this on my TODO to add a option in the
GUI so you can set your own custom TMPDIR to a location with enough space.
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