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Re: [Fwd: Fedora 10 Snapshot 3]



On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 09:10:03AM -0400, Jeff Weiss wrote:
> Ed McNierney wrote:
> > James -
> >
> > I have been unable to write Snap3 on any SD card, despite a few
> > tries.  I cannot avoid getting "out of space on device" errors (this
> > is a 4GB SD card), such as:
> >
> > It is OK to use this media.
> > Copying live image to USB stick
> > `/media/cdtmp.Y88GdY/LiveOS/ext3fs.img' ->
> > `/media/usbdev.udmJ2w/LiveOS/ext3fs.img'
> > Updating boot config file
> > Initializing persistent overlay file
> > 512+0 records in
> > 512+0 records out
> > 536870912 bytes (537 MB) copied, 41.7685 s, 12.9 MB/s
> > Initializing swap file
> > dd: writing `/media/usbdev.udmJ2w/LiveOS/swap.img': No space left on
> > device
> > 288+0 records in
> > 287+0 records out
> > 301748224 bytes (302 MB) copied, 38.2528 s, 7.9 MB/s
> > Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 301744 kB
> > no label, UUID=61c1be60-5097-4d66-b722-fd34767fcf0c
> > mkswap: fsync failed
> > Setting up /boot/olpc.fth file
> > mkdir: cannot create directory `/media/usbdev.udmJ2w/boot': No space
> > left on device
> > Download/livecd-iso-to-disk.sh: line 525:
> > /media/usbdev.udmJ2w/boot/olpc.fth: No such file or directory
> > Installing boot loader
> > No free cluster 0 919326
> > write in copy: No space left on device
> > s:/syslinux/ldlinux.sys: no match for target
> > mmove: File "s:/ldlinux.sys" not found
> > syslinux: warning: unable to move ldlinux.sys
> > mattrib: File "s:/ldlinux.sys" not found
> > syslinux: warning: failed to set system bit on ldlinux.sys
> > USB stick set up as live image!
> >
> > And the SD card filesystem is left in a moderately hosed-up state. 
> > Advice/corrections would be much appreciated!  Thanks.
> >
> >     - Ed
> >
> >
> > On Oct 24, 2008, at 1:58 PM, James Laska wrote:
> >
> >> FYI XO Testers,
> >>
> >> Snap#3 is out.  I've managed to write and boot this on my XO with no
> >> major test blockers as of yet.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> James
> >>
> >> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> >>> From: Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com>
> >>> Reply-to: fedora-devel-list redhat com
> >>> To: fedora-announce-list redhat com, fedora-devel-announce redhat com
> >>> Subject: Fedora 10 Snapshot 3
> >>> Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 09:23:41 -0700
> >>>
> >>> This is the final snapshot before our final devel freeze and subsequent
> >>> preview release.  On the torrent site you'll find install images and
> >>> live images for testing.  http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/
> >>>
> >>> The i686 Live is just over 700M in size, so you /may/ have trouble
> >>> burning it if your media is very strict about it's size.
> >>>
> >>> Of important note, these images do have a bug in them,
> >>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468360 where some realtek
> >>> network cards will not initialize properly.  This bug has been fixed in
> >>> today's rawhide, which was too late for the snapshot.  If you use the
> >>> snapshot and fail to have networking, you'll need to update the kernel.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks for the testing!
> >>>
> >>> _______________________________________________
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> >>> Fedora-devel-announce redhat com
> >>> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-devel-announce
> >> -- 
> >> ==========================================
> >> James Laska         -- jlaska redhat com
> >> Quality Engineering -- Red Hat, Inc.
> >> ==========================================
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> 
> I had the same problem last night.  I also tried the latest livecd
> script from git (which has the --compress option) but that didn't work
> at all for me.  It kept erroring out claiming there was only ~1700mb
> free on the card, which is completely wrong.  So it thought there wasn't
> enough space for the image, and quit.
> 
> I spent several hours just trying to make a bootable SD card last night
> and had no luck.  Is this the state we're currently in?  If people have
> been successful can someone please doc the real steps somewhere?  The
> wiki instructions don't seem to work.

Hmm, interesting.  I added the --compress option last night, and it has
been working fine for me.  Are you sure you don't have any hidden trash
directories on your card, or something?

luke


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