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Re: Adobe Reader install fails - out of space

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 04:21:13PM -0500, Dennis Wicks wrote:
> Greetings;
> When I installed Debian on my laptop I chose the option
> to set up various separate file systems. Should have followed the KISS 
> principle!
> Anyway, I downloaded AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb from the Adobe 
> web site and tried to install it with dpkg -i
> but I get this result.
> Unpacking adobereader-enu (from AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb (--install):
>  failed in buffer_write(fd) (10, ret=-1):
> backend dpkg-deb during  
> `./opt/Adobe/Reader8/Reader/intellinux/plug_ins/EScript.api': No space 
> left on device
>  dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
>  Errors were encountered while processing:
>   AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb
> The root partition is out of space and suspect that is the problem, but 
> what do I know!
> Any way, does anybody know how I can fis this problem or change the sizes 
> of my file systems without a reinstall?

can you reply with

df --si
cat /proc/partitions

you could try apt-get clean (clear away the apt cache ?)

> Many TIA!
> Dennis
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