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3gemail
October 9th, 2009, 05:10 AM
I Have installed Apple trailers from the menu, when I try to use it mythtv crashes and says:

mkdir: cannot create directory `.mythtv/mythstream/: No space left on device.

How Can I make the home dir writable?? I tried chown username:username, and chmod 777 neither work.

Thanks in advance.

-Gregg

tgm4883
October 9th, 2009, 05:37 AM
I Have installed Apple trailers from the menu, when I try to use it mythtv crashes and says:

mkdir: cannot create directory `.mythtv/mythstream/: No space left on device.

How Can I make the home dir writable?? I tried chown username:username, and chmod 777 neither work.

Thanks in advance.

-Gregg

Just out of curiosity, is there space left in /home?

what is the output of


df -h

3gemail
October 10th, 2009, 01:28 AM
You are correct. / is at 100%. Strange that mythbuntu would do that on install. There is an LVM volume that has 54 gig free according to gparted. In order to manage it i will have to install lvm2. Forgive my ignorance I am used to centos and fedora. Is there any other way to move the home dir without repartitioning and moving it?

here is df -h

[sudo] password for mythtvfamily:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda5 2.3G 2.3G 0 100% /
tmpfs 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun 1.7G 120K 1.6G 1% /var/run
varlock 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /var/lock
udev 1.7G 140K 1.6G 1% /dev
tmpfs 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /dev/shm
lrm 1.7G 2.2M 1.6G 1% /lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/volatile
overflow 1.0M 12K 1012K 2% /tmp

fdisk -l

/dev/sda1 * 1 7154 57463481 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 7481 7505 200812+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 7506 14593 56934360 8e Linux LVM
/dev/sda4 7155 7480 2618595 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 7155 7458 2441848+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 7459 7480 176683+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Thanks.

tgm4883
October 10th, 2009, 02:25 AM
You are correct. / is at 100%. Strange that mythbuntu would do that on install. There is an LVM volume that has 54 gig free according to gparted. In order to manage it i will have to install lvm2. Forgive my ignorance I am used to centos and fedora. Is there any other way to move the home dir without repartitioning and moving it?

here is df -h

[sudo] password for mythtvfamily:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda5 2.3G 2.3G 0 100% /
tmpfs 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun 1.7G 120K 1.6G 1% /var/run
varlock 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /var/lock
udev 1.7G 140K 1.6G 1% /dev
tmpfs 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /dev/shm
lrm 1.7G 2.2M 1.6G 1% /lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/volatile
overflow 1.0M 12K 1012K 2% /tmp

fdisk -l

/dev/sda1 * 1 7154 57463481 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 7481 7505 200812+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 7506 14593 56934360 8e Linux LVM
/dev/sda4 7155 7480 2618595 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 7155 7458 2441848+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 7459 7480 176683+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Thanks.

2.3GB is pretty small to work with for a / partition