[PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin bug

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Jan 5 13:03:46 PST 2010


On 01/05/2010 11:01, doverosx at gmail.com wrote:
> Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 01/05/2010 14:55, Kris Moore wrote:
>>
>>> On 01/05/2010 14:14, doverosx at gmail.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> ...continued from "Dictionary issues again?" which were caused by /tmp
>>>> being used improperly.
>>>>
>>>> Various dmesg, df -h and sysctl vm.vmtotal outputs:
>>>>
>>>> /********** DMESG *********/
>>>> kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 1001, please see tuning(7).
>>>> kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 1001, please see tuning(7).
>>>> kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 1001, please see tuning(7).
>>>> kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 1001, please see tuning(7).
>>>> kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 1001, please see tuning(7).
>>>> pid 52607 (kdeinit4), uid 1001 inumber 70671 on /tmp: filesystem full
>>>> pid 44850 (firefox-bin), uid 1001 inumber 6 on /tmp: filesystem full
>>>> pid 44850 (firefox-bin), uid 1001 inumber 6 on /tmp: filesystem full
>>>> pid 28813 (npviewer.bin), uid 1001: exited on signal 11
>>>>
>>>> *This is from the dictionary issues dmesg output and not the SMB
>>>> specific usage of dmesg*
>>>>
>>>> *******************************************************************************
>>>> During 800MB transfer, Plasma space "could not read file"
>>>>
>>>> [brodey at pcbsd]/home/brodey(120)% ls -l /tmp
>>>> total 6
>>>> drwx------  2 brodey  wheel  1024 Jan  5 13:54 kde-brodey
>>>> drwx------  2 root    wheel   512 Jan  5 13:27 kde-root
>>>> drwx------  2 brodey  wheel   512 Jan  5 13:55 ksocket-brode
>>>> [brodey at pcbsd]/home/brodey(121)% ls -l /tmp/kde-brodey/
>>>> total 605538
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:42 dolphinAy8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:44 dolphinHc8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:42 dolphinNv8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:54 dolphinRS8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 brodey  wheel  107618884 Jan  5 13:56 dolphinRS8161.tmp.part
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:47 dolphinVH8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 brodey  wheel  134364212 Jan  5 13:52 dolphinVH8161.tmp.part
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:47 dolphinVg8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 brodey  wheel  134020904 Jan  5 13:52 dolphinVg8161.tmp.part
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:44 dolphinYZ8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:54 dolphinZL8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 brodey  wheel  109270032 Jan  5 13:56 dolphinZL8161.tmp.part
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:47 dolphiner8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 brodey  wheel  134364212 Jan  5 13:52 dolphiner8161.tmp.part
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel          0 Jan  5 13:44 dolphinfH8161.tmp
>>>> -rw-------  1 brodey  wheel       1406 Jan  5 13:37 systemsettingsff5492.tmp
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Ok, we may have found the issue here. Dolphin uses /tmp by default for
>>> file copy jobs, and when that fills up, you're sunk, as you've seen :P
>>>
>>> However, we've been limiting tmpfs to 800MB, and if we remove that, it
>>> should allow you to use much more space when doing large transfers. Give
>>> this a shot, in /etc/rc.conf look for these lines:
>>>
>>> # tmpmfs Flags
>>> tmpmfs="YES"
>>> tmpsize="800m"
>>> tmpmfs_flags="-S"
>>> clear_tmp="YES"
>>>
>>> Remove the tmpsize= and tmpmfs_flags= lines, and reboot. Then try to
>>> copy again, does /tmp fill up as quickly and die?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Actually scratch that last, try this instead:
>>
>> comment out all tmpfs stuff in /etc/rc.conf
>>
>> Add this line to /etc/fstab
>> tmpfs                   /tmp                    tmpfs
>> rw,mode=1777    0       0
>>
>> Reboot, and run df -h, does /tmp show up with much more space available now?
>>
>>
>>
>   I will scrap tmpfs stuff from rc.conf and test now. Transferring files
> worked without the flags but 19MB is clearly too small ;). Do you mean
> tmpmfs in fstab?
>
> Brodey


Yea, I would go ahead and disable tmpfs lines in rc.conf entirely, and 
add the /etc/fstab line I specified above. That seems to work fine on my 
system here, shows /tmp has having all my RAM + Swap space size 
available to work with.


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Kris Moore
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