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I am new to Fedora, am still figure my way through it. I was going about tweaking it and preparing it to my needs, While installing through yum I dont have much other than the fact that I have to search for the packages. But when I open "Add/remove software" of Fedora. I am greeted with " No space left on the disk" and when I seek for more details it says " Disk Error :[errno 5] Input/output error"

I did some research and I saw that it usually occurs during installation, but here I have successfully installed it.

Can someone help me with it? Later on I even had notification of the same warning. And mind you I got loads of free space.

Thanks for the help

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Possibly a permissions problem? You could temporarily disable SELinux, and retry: su; setenforce 0 in the terminal to disable SELinux. –  JeffG Mar 3 '11 at 13:48
    
I should add this. This is important: If disabling SELinux fixed the problem, don't just leave it disabled. Install setroubleshootd and re-enable SELinux, and learn what needs to be done to fix permissions. –  JeffG Mar 3 '11 at 13:54
    
Thanks @JeffG, after restart havnt had any problem as yet. Will try your suggestion the next time I encounter it. –  Amit Ahire Mar 3 '11 at 14:11

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I'm not that familiar with Fedora but it may be worth looking at how the disk is partitioned. Run the command df -h (from a command line) and take a look if one particular partitions use is at 100%. If so you will need to repartition or modify the size of that parition

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Thanks for the reply. None of my discs are that full. Check this out. $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 50G 8.6G 39G 19% / tmpfs 3.8G 412K 3.8G 1% /dev/shm /dev/sr0 3.3G 3.3G 0 100% /media/Fedora 14 x86_DVD /dev/sda5 251G 40G 211G 16% /media/C8B0916 –  Amit Ahire Mar 3 '11 at 9:39

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