[vox-tech] login problem due to the lack of space
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Mon Jul 21 17:12:24 PDT 2008
Hai Yi wrote:
> hello, folks:
> I have used up my linux disk space and when I tried to log in the
> system again, I got this message:
> GDM could not write to your authorization file. This could mean that
> you are out of disk space of that your home directory could not be
> opened for writing. In any case, it is not possible to log in. Please
> contact your system administrator.
> I didn't have another account to log in, so anyone can suggest me what
> to do next?
> Thanks a lot!
Boot a live disk(Knoppix, Ubuntu etc). Check to make sure that the disk
is really full. I think you have to mount it first before you can run
If it is full delete some files you don't need.
Shutdown the live disc and reboot.
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