Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 443475
Live CD stops working when ramdisk fill up.
Last modified: 2013-01-09 23:40:34 EST
Description of problem:
I tried out the Fedora 9 preview release live CD today. To test GFVS
improvements I copied a large file over ssh to my Desktop. This caused the
ramdisk to run out of space and now most programs no longer work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the live CD
2. Copy a large file to the home partition.
Observe nautilus freezing and other programs becoming unresponsive.
Low disk space warning and prevention of large file copy.
This may happen on a normal filesystem too. It's more noticeable on the
temporary filesystem created by the live CD.
This has been the case with the livecd since the beginning. It'd be nice to
monitor the amount of space used in the snapshot, but that ends up being very
I'll look into it more for Fedora 10, though, to see what we can do
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 345421 ***