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Re: Disk out of space in /var while installing Terminal Server profile

[Mike Gabriel]
> Ok, so at the stage where the installation fails, I have:
> /dev/mapper/vg_system-opt 10.8G(size) 1.4G(used) 8.8G(avail) 14% /target/opt
> /dev/mapper/vg_system-var 3.6G(size) 3.2G(used) 236.4M(avail) 93% /target/var
> APT says that 800 more megabytes have to be downloaded (to
> /var/cache/apt/archives) and 5.607 more MB of storage will be used
> after the installation (LTSP chroot in /opt).
> So, I would add some more 1.6gb or so to /var (to have some
> reserves). I will reinstall the LTSP server now and do a
> lvextend/resizefs manually after the partitions have been created,
> so I will report back if the plus of 1.6gb is sufficient.

Great. :)

> What is not clear to me: do the packages that get installed into the
> LTSP chroot get cached in /target/var/cache/apt/archives rather than
> /target/opt/ltsp/i386/var/cache/apt/archives?

Yes.  To avoid having to download the same files twice.

> As an additional info: the LTSP server is an amd64 installation,
> whereas the LTSP chroot is (of course) an i386. So, the D(E)-I has
> to download all arch:any packages twice (amd64, i386) which might
> probably cause this failure only on systems with this architecture
> combination.

Yeah, that combination require more disk space than a i386

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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