[Gllug] ext3 filesystem suddenly full

Ken Smith kens at kensnet.org
Thu Jun 21 23:22:57 UTC 2007

Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2007, Tethys wrote:
>> Another argument for having a separate /var -- had you done so, this
>> wouldn't have filled up your root filesystem...
> I am constantly amazed that anyone would not put /var on a separate 
> filesystem. In fact I don't see any reason for / to ever have anything on 
> it except what is needed to boot the system and load the other filesystems 
> at all.
> Jason
Yes separate /var is a good idea. Will do that from now on.... The 
system held together very well considering that it couldn't write to 
/var/log and so on...



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