Patchwork local.conf.sample: Enable disk space monitoring by default

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Submitter Richard Purdie
Date Nov. 28, 2012, 7:37 a.m.
Message ID <1354088245.21863.133.camel@ted>
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Permalink /patch/39773/
State Accepted
Commit 99f003356be43bb361634359a5d3c520f72f0a08
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Richard Purdie - Nov. 28, 2012, 7:37 a.m.
Running out of space is a serious issue and can corrupt the build. Since
we can prevent it at minimal overhead, we might as well enable it by default.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>


diff --git a/meta/conf/local.conf.sample b/meta/conf/local.conf.sample
index d181e75..859eb93 100644
--- a/meta/conf/local.conf.sample
+++ b/meta/conf/local.conf.sample
@@ -184,6 +184,22 @@  USER_CLASSES ?= "buildstats image-mklibs image-prelink"
+# Disk Space Monitoring during the build
+# Monitor the disk space during the build. If there is less that 1GB of space or less
+# than 100K inodes in any key build location (TMPDIR, DL_DIR, SSTATE_DIR), gracefully
+# shutdown the build. If there is less that 100MB or 1K inodes, perform a hard abort
+# of the build. The reason for this is that running completely out of space can corrupt
+# files and damages the build in ways which may not be easily recoverable.
+    STOPTASKS,${TMPDIR},1G,100K \
+    STOPTASKS,${DL_DIR},1G,100K \
+    ABORT,${TMPDIR},100M,1K \
+    ABORT,${DL_DIR},100M,1K \
+    ABORT,${SSTATE_DIR},100M,1K" 
 # Shared-state files from other locations
 # As mentioned above, shared state files are prebuilt cache data objects which can