[Yum] overly cautious free space checking?

Hans-Peter Jansen hpj at urpla.net
Thu Oct 27 12:31:06 UTC 2005


Am Donnerstag, 27. Oktober 2005 12:46 schrieb Robert P. J. Day:
>   on a new install of FC4, trying to do a full update appears to be
> failing because yum calculates that it doesn't have enough space in
> /usr to complete the update.
>
>   /usr has 2.7G free but there are 553 packages listed to be updated.
> i'm pretty sure there was an option to force yum to ignore space
> issues, no?  i'm assuming that 2.7G of free space should be enough
> for the update to complete and that yum is just being incredibly
> cautious here and that i can just bypass that check.

Try:

[main]
[...]
# don't stat all fs: (which possibly leads to hanging (autofs/nfs))
diskspacecheck=0

Hth,
Pete



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