Re: possibly defective kernel
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:43:03 -0500, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> Preconfiguring packages ...
> Selecting previously unselected package linux-image-3.2.0-1-686-pae.
> (Reading database ... 63135 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace linux-image-3.2.0-1-686-pae 3.2.1-1 (using
> .../linux-image-3.2.0-1-686-pae_3.2.1-2_i386.deb) ... Unpacking
> replacement linux-image-3.2.0-1-686-pae ... dpkg: error processing
> failed in write on buffer copy for backend dpkg-deb during
> No space left on device
I had space constraints when using "virtual" filesystems (sysfs/tmpfs) in
my small netbook with 1 GiB of ram.
Simply unpacking operations left the "/tmp" mount point full in a hurry
so I had to revert to the usual mount system based on real hard disk
space rather than available memory.