/var Full

albi albi at scii.nl
Mon Feb 7 05:20:57 PST 2005

Warren wrote:

> im trying to get cacti working, but since im using a small P2 300 machine with 
> a small hdd my /var has suddenly become full and im wodering what is safe and 
> not safe so to speak to del in the /var dir .. the following are the dir's i 
> have.
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> drwxr-xr-x   2 root    wheel     512 Feb  7 03:09 log
> drwxrwxr-x   3 root    mail      512 Feb  4 21:41 mail

these two directories are probably the ones you want to look at, some 
logfiles might have grown pretty big, and maybe there's loads of mail in
/var/mail ? (switching to email for your users in their home-dirs is an 

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