linking a dir

Mike Maltese mike at
Tue Sep 16 09:04:49 PDT 2003

Deleteing unused kernels would be a good start.  What is the size of your /
partition?  Add most puzzling of all, why do you have logs in /etc?  There
should be very little write activity on /, so the possiblilty of it filling
up shouldn't be much of a concern.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary" <gv-list-freebsdquestions at>
To: "freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 8:51 AM
Subject: linking a dir

> Hello Guys,
> It seems that on a remote box FBSD 4.8, my /dev/ad0s1a or / dir is at 73%
> already, and this has me somewhat worried.  I attribute this to the /etc
> dir inside of the / dir, as it contains many log files, etc... or perhaps
> the 2 kernels sitting under /  both kernel and kernel.GENERIC
> Question is can I cp /etc to say a /usr/etc and link it (as I have tons of
> room under /usr) without any problem.
> Thanks for input..
> -- 
> Best regards,
>  Gary
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