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Hard Drive Space Problem!
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Flerix
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:08    Post subject:  Hard Drive Space Problem!  

Alright, so I got everything running correctly in puppylinux except that once I downloaded ~400 mb of stuff it said I had no more HD space! I have no idea what the problem here is, because I have an 18 GB hard drive.
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Bruce B


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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:14    Post subject:  

Open rxvt and type

df -h


How much available space does Linux think you have?
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Bruce B


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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:16    Post subject:  

what I suspect you did was download the 400 mb files to the pup001 virtual file system, which is only 256 mb, by default
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raffy

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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:50    Post subject: pup001  

Installing Puppy to its own partition will solve that. Use type 2 install. See the link below.

Or if your hard disk is FAT (DOS), just resize the pup001 file - you can see the resize option in the Puppy command links. If your system is NTFS, look here.

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Flerix
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:56    Post subject:  

Puppy is in its own partition.... and its a Linux partition.
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Flerix
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 18:59    Post subject:  

FIXED! Found my problem. Thanks guys.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Sun 28 Aug 2005, 19:18    Post subject:  

Well, what was it?
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