[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0 Alpha 20090929 - Install Failure "no space left"

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Oct 1 06:05:35 PDT 2009


On Thu, 1 Oct 2009, Ian Robinson wrote:

>
>       >BTW, Heads up, new Alpha is incoming, with nvidia drivers, and Live mode working pretty well now :)
>       >
>       >--
>       >Kris Moore
>       >PC-BSD Software
> 
> 
> Testing PCBSD 8.0 Alpha 20090929 x86 DVD
> Pentium III, 1.0GHz, 512 MB, nVidia Ti4200
> 
> Soon after the start of installation, I received this error message:
> 
> /mnt/./boot/kernel/kernelcpio: write failed: no space left on device.
> 
> 
> Snips of output from df:
> 
> Filesystem               1k-blocks     Used     Avail     Capacity     Mounted on
> 
> /dev/ufs/ROOTFS     19150           19136   -1518    109%            /
> 
> /dev/md6                  14638                 44   1324         0%           /tmp
> 
> 
> 
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
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> 
> 
>

Humm, according to this, it sounds like the disk failed to mount to /mnt, and this filled up your '/' partition.

Did you choose to install to the entire disk, or to a partition? Also, try booting again, and open up "xterm" can you
mount your disk / partition to /mnt manually?


--
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software


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