ppp filling /var

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Thu Jun 2 14:21:47 GMT 2005

James wrote:

>After ppp runs for a few days:
># df
>Filesystem    Size   Used  Avail Capacity  Mounted on
>/dev/ad0s1a   126M    49M    67M    42%    /
>/dev/ad0s1f   252M    18K   232M     0%    /tmp
>/dev/ad0s1g   8.1G   1.1G   6.4G    15%    /usr
>/dev/ad0s1e   252M   252M -20.0M   109%    /var <----!!!
>procfs        4.0K   4.0K     0B   100%    /proc
># du -h /var
>... snip ...
>12M    /var
If a file is opened, deleted and then written to, it will keep taking space without showing up under du.  Does fstat show anything useful when ppp is running?

Could you use pppd instead?


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