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FurqanHanif
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how i modified low disk space warning.

Postby FurqanHanif » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:50 pm

when one of my partition have only 850mb space then a popup screen appears that you have low disk space. i want that when my partition have only 100mb space then i get that warning. is this possibe? hope someone understand my question. (sorry for my English.)
Thanks in advance.

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Re: how i modified low disk space warning.

Postby xenopeek » Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:11 pm

You didn't mention how big your hard disk is, so I'm not sure if this is the solution for you. Anyway, by default on ext4 filesystems 5% of the disk space is reserved for the root users and not usable by you. That is done so that in case of you filling up your hard disk, and having problems booting or logging in because of that, you could still boot and log in as the root user as that has 5% free disk space reserved.

If you want, you can remove that reservation. It was about another question, but see this post for how to do that: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=114355#p636652
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Re: how i modified low disk space warning.

Postby FurqanHanif » Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:32 am

thanks but actuallly i want to ask that is there any way to disable low disk space warning?

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Re: how i modified low disk space warning.

Postby FurqanHanif » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:12 am

please someone reply. :( :( :( :( :( :( :(


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