Re: Weird device out-of-space error

From: Richard Torkar (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 07:07:44 EST

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On Sat, 14 Oct 2000, safemode wrote:

> cvs server: cannot rewrite CVS/Entries.Backup: No space left on device
> These are the sort of errors i'm getting from cvs but this is what df -m
> tells me on the partition i'm downloading on
> /dev/hda4 6865 4899 1610 76% /
> I'm not sure how to test this on a diff program from cvs since it might
> have to do something with how cvs goes about creating the files. Is anyone
> aware of a cvs bug?
> cvs version is Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.10.8 (client/server)
> (packaged in debian woody)
> By the way, this is Linux version 2.4.0-test9-vm-OOM (rik's vm-oom patch
> from oct. 6). This has been up for 6 days 14 hours.
> I dont seem to be getting any out of space errors by any other programs but
> considering the uptime of this kernel version, i'm not so sure if it's
> entirely a cvs problem since i've cvs'd bigger stuff than star-office and
> never got this error.

Hmm let me guess. OpenOffice cvs?

I got that to but I'm thinking the error is on OpenOffice's side and not
mine but who knows...

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