My start up disc is full?

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by Big Stevie, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. Big Stevie macrumors 6502a

    Big Stevie

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    #1
    Ive started to get the following message displaying on my screen...

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    So is this saying that my hard drive is full, or is the start up disc something else? I have 7gb of free space on my hard drive.

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  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    #2
    Your start up disc is the drive you boot from, typically your internal hard drive.

    Freeing up drive space in Mac OS X

    If you're wondering what "Other" category in the storage tab is about, this may help explain: For space issues not explained by the above, there are a few things you can try, some of which may or may not apply: Here are a few resolutions found by others with the same question:
     
  3. Big Stevie thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Big Stevie

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    Thanks :)

    I shall start freeing up some space on my HD.
     
  4. simonsi macrumors 601

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    You should aim for a minimum of 10-20% free to give the OS some working room without issuing the space warning.
     

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