Bug 13071 - RFE:Handle symlinks and determine space available in /tmp better
RFE:Handle symlinks and determine space available in /tmp better
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
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: 3557 5034 17976 18037 18092 18150 18877 19557 19997 23860 50568 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-06-26 14:09 EDT by roxus
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-04 16:38:09 EST
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Description roxus 2000-06-26 14:09:26 EDT
Doing a pcmcia.img install over FTP on a Dell laptop, the install hangs
part way thru DLing the Netscape RPM.

This turned out to be becoz there was insufficient disk space in /tmp to
complete the FTP of the package (so this could have happened to any
package really, but since the Netscape RPM is big, it was easier to break)

I symlinked /tmp to /var/tmp (/var being its own paritition) so that it
didn't try to use the / partition (which was deliberately small) for
storing the temporary FTP file, but you should take this into consideration
when deciding on disk space requirements (maybe ask the user WHERE to store
temporary files ... /tmp, /var/tmp, /usr/tmp , user-defined ?)
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-17 16:56:35 EDT
Added to list of future issues to address.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-19 19:05:15 EDT
*** Bug 5034 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-19 19:06:38 EDT
*** Bug 3557 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-26 12:10:40 EDT
Moving to RESOVLED - DEFERRED from CLOSED - DEFERRED
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-26 12:56:22 EDT
Moving to RESOVLED - DEFERRED from CLOSED - DEFERRED
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-02 18:38:38 EDT
*** Bug 17976 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-06 12:24:48 EDT
*** Bug 18150 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-06 12:25:33 EDT
*** Bug 18092 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-06 12:26:35 EDT
*** Bug 5034 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-06 17:42:55 EDT
*** Bug 18037 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-18 16:42:42 EDT
*** Bug 18877 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-27 18:11:16 EDT
*** Bug 19557 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-31 10:44:03 EST
*** Bug 19997 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 14 Need Real Name 2001-01-17 10:51:51 EST
*** Bug 23860 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 15 Brent Fox 2001-08-10 15:05:32 EDT
*** Bug 50568 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 16 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-04 16:38:09 EST
This appears to work much better now.

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