Error: /tmp/uscreens No space left on device'

Hi, I'm trying to run a game server in screen mode, and when I try to do so, I get this error: Cannot make directory '/tmp/uscreens/S-jpas9': No space left on device

All I do to create servers is login to the user, which in this case was jpas9, and run the following command to start the server:
screen -A -m -d -S hlds ./hlds_run -game cstrike -pingboost 3 +maxplayers 12 +map de_dust2 +port 27015 +sys_ticrate 1000 +fps_max 125 +ip enterip -autoupdate

I have setup 5 other servers on this machine, without this problem, I have tried everything I could think of to fix it. Any help solvong this problem would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance


Regards, Brad
mindlessactsAsked:
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ahoffmannCommented:
> No space left on device
is there any doubt what the problem is?
either cleanup your partition where /tmp is located or move /tmp to a larger partition
Some programs can be tweaked to use another TMP directory by setting the TMP environment variable, you have to check yourself it works.
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mindlessactsAuthor Commented:
Thats the problem, this is a basically empty hard drive. There is plenty of space. I deleted everything in that folder, and still get the same problem. I don't think it has anything to do with space. If it does, then it makes 0 sense to me
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ahoffmannCommented:
please post result of
cd /tmp && df -k .
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pjedmondCommented:
Can you log in as user and then:

mkdir /tmp/uscreens/S-jpas9

does the directory /tmp/uscreens exist?


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pjedmondCommented:
I've seen some horrendous disc requirements suggested up to 4.5GB for multiplayer game server.

Do you have at least 5GB spare disc space on yout drive? The output from ahoffmann's request will give this information. My guess is that the install process checks for sufficient disc space for previous server installs, and then allows another approx 5GB for the current install. If there is not enough space for that, then it will give you the error that you received.

Based on that, for 6 counterstrike servers (and an OS)  only, you need at least a 40GB hard drive!!!! You may get 7 servers at a push.

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pjedmondCommented:
....and obviously the partitions need to be correctly set up for the requirements of the server, so you may even get less!
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xDamoxCommented:
Hi,

Could you type:

screen -ls
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mightyoneCommented:
post output of

df
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mindlessactsAuthor Commented:
Ok strangely enough, it did not have the correct permissions set. Even though the command said there was no space. Thank you pjedmod, when I tried to manually make the directory, I realized this. But yes this had nothing to do with space. Very weird....

Well anyways thanks to you all for helping me out.

Regards, Brad
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