What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

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What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

Postby ricardocruz.ti » Tue Sep 04, 2007 18:16

Hi guys, what is the minimum free space on hd to install sabayon with KDE and default packages and resources?
Thank's!
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Re: What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

Postby darkscot » Tue Sep 04, 2007 19:18

ricardocruz.ti wrote:Hi guys, what is the minimum free space on hd to install sabayon with KDE and default packages and resources?
Thank's!


You should allow 12GB for the install. You can then uninstall the packages you don't want.
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Re: What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

Postby ricardocruz.ti » Tue Sep 04, 2007 20:36

darkscot wrote:
ricardocruz.ti wrote:Hi guys, what is the minimum free space on hd to install sabayon with KDE and default packages and resources?
Thank's!


You should allow 12GB for the install. You can then uninstall the packages you don't want.

Thank's darkscot, i tried install sabayon with 9Gb free space on disk and i got this error :
http://www.sabayonlinux.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=10050
This error is about enougth free space?
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Re: What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

Postby WarraWarra » Tue Sep 04, 2007 21:07

12gb or more for root partition I have a total of 20gb for all linux parts and works fine + a bit of free space. Remeber the samller it is the more you have to clean / prune portage folder or stuff like this and or clean out temp files. I made a copy of the /usr/portage folder and have it on a backup hd so I can reuse it / saves on downloading files again.
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Re: What is the minimum Free Space on disk to Install Sabayon???

Postby darkscot » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:06

WarraWarra wrote:12gb or more for root partition...

Oops! I should have made it clear 12GB was only for Sabayon. You need more than that for actually storing your data. I am a bit complacent about disk space as I have 520GB on my PC.
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