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Re: increase space in /tmp [SOLVED]

On Friday 30 November 2007 01:29 pm, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 05:45:35AM -0500, Mark Neidorff wrote:
> > Is it possible to increase the space available in /tmp without doing the
> > backup/repartition/reinstall/restore dance?
> >
> > I'm trying to backup a dvd using k9copy.  It wants to have about 8 gig
> > free in the /tmp partition, but when I set the system up, I gave /tmp
> > much less than that.
> It's been a while since I used k-9 copy (a few months at least) but
> I never needed that much space in /tmp. Poke around in the config
> dialogs looking for references to /tmp and change that.
> hm... it occurs to me that maybe you're trying to backup from one dvd
> to another? And that's causing k-9 copy to want to store the file
> temporarily, thus it uses /tmp. Why not just copy it directly to your
> harddrive and then perform the burn as a separate step. just a
> thought.
> A

Thanks.  I found the config option to change the directory used.  No more 

Also thanks to everyone else who answered.  I got a lot of useful tips from 
your replies.  Its great to have so many smart and well versed folks on this 


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