Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] /usr almost full
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2006 09:47:44
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] /usr almost full by Dirk Heinrichs
1 On Friday 24 November 2006 06:43, Dirk Heinrichs wrote:
3 > Other's have already told you what you can delete. I'd like to make a
4 > different proposal.
5 >
6 > If you could create another partition, you could install EVMS and link the
7 > new partition to your /usr partition, using EVMS's drive-link plugin, then
8 > grow the filesystem to occupy the new space.
9 >
10 > For future installations you should consider using some kind of logical
11 > volume manager like LVM or EVMS from the beginning, together with an
12 > online-resizable filesystem.
14 In the event that the OS get borked, is it possible to boot using a LiveCD
15 (e.g. Knoppix) to recover the fs and data, like one can with the good ol'
16 primary & logical partitions?
18 Or, is there a need for access to software exotica and configuration files on
19 the borked OS?
21 --
22 Regards,
23 Mick


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] /usr almost full Alan McKinnon <alan@××××××××××××××××.za>
Re: [gentoo-user] /usr almost full Dirk Heinrichs <ext-dirk.heinrichs@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] /usr almost full Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>