[sclug] Moving /var to another parition

Roland Turner SCLUG raz.fpyht.bet.hx at raz.cx
Thu Oct 5 18:57:59 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-10-05 at 19:43 +0100, n.a.haughton at bigfoot.com wrote:

> I'm having some problems with my /var parition running out of space. It's 1G
> partition but with Ubuntu it is already full - I've deleted all the logs and
> so on, but it fills up rapidly everytime I reboot.
> Can anyone suggest why? 1G seems a decent size, and  was more than adequate
> for Mandriva or Suse, when I used those.

Well, what's it filling with? You said you cleaned out the logs; how big
were they, what was the largest file, what was in it?

(I'll stay away from "why do you have a /var partition?" :-))

- Raz

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