Is resizing necessary?

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  • 27. November 2016 at 0:41 #24276

    Should I be worried about:

    Only 287 MB of free space left on the device! Have you already expanded the filesystem?

    I can login via ssh and see the following:

    [email protected]:~ $ sudo fdisk -l

    Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type
    /dev/mmcblk0p1 8192 131071 122880 60M c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
    /dev/mmcblk0p2 131072 7374208 7243137 3.5G 83 Linux
    /dev/mmcblk0p3 7374209 7774207 399999 195.3M 83 Linux

    [email protected]:~ $ cat /etc/fstab
    proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
    /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults 0 2
    /dev/mmcblk0p2 / ext4 defaults,noatime 0 1
    # a swapfile is not a swap partition, no line here
    # use dphys-swapfile swap[on|off] for that

    UUID=47A3440C0A74837B /media/usb0 ntfs defaults,nofail

    [email protected]:~ $ df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/root 3.4G 3.0G 287M 92% /
    devtmpfs 427M 0 427M 0% /dev
    tmpfs 432M 0 432M 0% /dev/shm
    tmpfs 432M 6.1M 426M 2% /run
    tmpfs 5.0M 4.0K 5.0M 1% /run/lock
    tmpfs 432M 0 432M 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
    /dev/mmcblk0p1 60M 22M 39M 36% /boot
    tmpfs 87M 4.0K 87M 1% /run/user/1000

    So, seems that the primary partition size of 3.4Gb is consumed by whatever is part of the max2play image. Can I remove stuff to free up space (use apt for example) or is there a max2play UI way to do this?

    Or do I even need to worry?


    1. December 2016 at 12:14 #24430

    Hi gstalnaker,
    Have you expanded your filesystem (“expand filesystem” button under Settings/Reboot)? If not, we would recommend doing so.

    2. December 2016 at 22:26 #24523

    Yes, there was an initial expansion early on in the installation process. The warning above is a current warning.

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