[sclug] Moving /var to another parition

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri Oct 6 10:15:43 UTC 2006

On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 07:43:38PM +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.

Have you been upgrading your distribution a lot?

apt-get autoclean
give you lots more space all of a sudden?

Otherwise you'll have to work out where else the space is being used.

Simon Huggins  \ "What do you find bracing Basil?  the damp, the drizzle,
                \ the fog ..." - Sybil, Fawlty Towers
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