View Full Version : Insufficient disk space issue on CUDA Toolkit installation

April 29th, 2018, 05:41 PM
Tried repeatedly to install latest Nvidia CUDA 9.1 Toolkit but always get a 'not enough disk space' error at the end, even if I target external drive with over 400GB available! What gives?
If I run df -h in the command line I see

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev 32G 0 32G 0% /dev
tmpfs 6.3G 147M 6.2G 3% /run
/dev/sdb2 40G 35G 2.4G 94% /
tmpfs 32G 55M 32G 1% /dev/shm
tmpfs 5.0M 4.0K 5.0M 1% /run/lock
tmpfs 32G 0 32G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sdb3 630G 54G 545G 9% /home
/dev/sdb1 549M 5.8M 544M 2% /boot/efi
tmpfs 6.3G 52K 6.3G 1% /run/user/1000
/dev/sda1 1.9T 1.5T 427G 78% /media/jim/Seagate_1

April 29th, 2018, 10:31 PM
How are you trying to install the toolkit, .run file or .deb? The deb may be extracted to a location

dpkg-deb -x package.deb output_dir
and the run file may use the non-interactive method:

./runfile.run --silent \
--toolkit --toolkitpath=/my/new/toolkit \
--samples --samplespath=/my/new/samples

See https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdeveloper.download.nvidia .com%2Fcompute%2Fcuda%2F9.1%2FProd%2Fdocs%2Fsideba r%2FCUDA_Installation_Guide_Linux.pdf&pdf=true
for more details if necessary.