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Re: Grrrrr, howinhell do I stop the 3 minutes of inactivity shutdown of a new stretch install?




On Tuesday 02 April 2019 22:05:11 Gene Heskett wrote:

> Greetings all;
>
> I have stretch about half installed. But everytime I setup synaptic to
> install a few hundred of MY favs, and I leave to take care of my
> invalid missus for 5 minutes, I come back to a shutdown machine, 
> blinking the green power led, and the job I sent synaptic to do is
> only 5% done.
>
> Then I just discovered the default system partition is 30 GB, and my
> wheezy / is closer to 500GB, so needless to say, 14 hours and many
> restarts later to move all my data, the / partition is full, and I've
> 60GB yet to copy.
>
> I'm going to see if gparted can rescue me, but in terms of time
> killed, I'm likely time ahead to go fight with the installers
> partitioner and restart this 20 hour project.
>
> But to have a snowballs chance it hell of getting it done this week
> yet, I have got to shut the inactivity shutdown off, so how do I do
> that as the first thing after the installers reboot? This machine is
> the master of the rest of my local network, so its up continuously and
> that isn't likely to change in my remaining lifetime.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

And the gparted for wheezy won't touch it. e2fsck is too old. So I'll 
start a new install in the morning.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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