[arch-general] swap and tmpfs

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 19:22:01 UTC 2015

2015-04-23 20:32 GMT+02:00 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com>:
> Now I will try /etc/makepkg.conf BUILDDIR=/some/path/outside/of/tmp.
> Building Firefox with 3G RAM and 4G SWAP failed again with
> strip:../../dist/firefox/stYHRibU[.data]: No space left on device
> strip:../../dist/firefox/stYHRibU: No space left on device
> $ df -h | grep /tmp
> tmpfs           3.0G  2.6G  454M  86% /tmp
> *?*
> I don't understand what happens.

Could it be that you ran out of inodes?
df -i could tell you, though i'm not sure how tmpfs handles this.

Also; the other filesystems on the system have enough free space/inodes?


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