Bug 21389 - Installation Error(s) - System State
Installation Error(s) - System State
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-27 15:45 EST by Joseph J. Farino
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-29 14:33:20 EST
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2000-11-27 15:46 EST, Joseph J. Farino
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Description Joseph J. Farino 2000-11-27 15:45:48 EST
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 438, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1030, in 
run
    rc = apply (step[1](), step[2])
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 507, in 
__call__
    if todo.doInstall ():
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1619, in 
doInstall
    self.createCdrom()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1189, in 
createCdrom
    os.symlink(device, self.instPath + "/dev/" + cdname)
OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

Local variables in innermost frame:
device: hdc
list: ['hdc']
self: <todo.ToDo instance at 82691b8>
cdname: cdrom
count: 1

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iimage
CdromInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'progressWindow'
p6

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Comment 1 Joseph J. Farino 2000-11-27 15:46:17 EST
Created attachment 5748 [details]
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Comment 2 Joseph J. Farino 2000-11-28 08:11:53 EST
It looks as if the was not enough space allocated for our / partition.  /tmp 
and /dev partitions were not specified in disk druid.

We allocated more room for the / partition and it seemed to fix the problem.  
Are there suggested sizes for partitions based on percentages of total drive 
space?
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-11-29 14:33:16 EST
It depends on what the system is being used for obviously.

For a workstation system I would recommend

/boot  100M
/      at least 1 gig, more like 2-3 would be safe
/home  all the rest. This way you can reinstall the machine and choose not
       to format the /home partition and save all your data.

We have plans to 'sanity check' the partitions before installing to make sure
that there is a minimum space available.

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