NAND Full Requirement

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Tue Jul 22 16:39:58 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 4:24 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at> wrote:
> Hi,
>   > Hi All, Here's the requirement for Uruguay NAND full situation.
> Here's my proposal:
> * Uruguay should use something like the script I proposed, as well as
>  the visible warnings on disk full that they already have.
> * For 8.2, we should find causes of failure to boot on low disk space.
>  If there are few of them, we should fix them.
> * Once we get to the point where we always get to Sugar and the
>  Journal in disk-full, we should have the Journal force the user
>  to delete something by showing a list of size-sorted entries and
>  prompting for deletion.
> * If there *aren't* few of them or we can't fix them, we should
>  instead use a non-Sugar GUI for performing the deletion.
> * To repeat, the above "full fix" would live in the 8.2 branch,
>  and not be backported to 656 as part of this solution.

cjb: +1

erikg's desire notwithstanding, i don't think unionfs is (a) a good
thing to add to our kernel (I reviewed the current unionfs
alternatives a few months ago, and the supported ones aren't
flash-friendly, and vice-versa), or (b) the quickest way to get to the
solution cjb describes above.

 ( )

More information about the Devel mailing list