Resizing /var

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sat Jun 11 14:41:00 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-11 09:27, Doug Poland <doug at> wrote:
>Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2005-06-11 15:43, ptitoliv <ptitoliv at> wrote:
>>> But there are some constraints :
>>>- I have no free unpartitioned space available
>>>- I can't format any partition because and I can't loose datas
>>> Is there any solution with some BSD tools in order to solve this problem ?
>> None that I know of.  Your best bet is, I guess, to find somewhere
>> enough space for a backup, repartition & restore session.
> Doesn't it make sense to simply move selectetd directories to a
> partition with free space and create symlinks?  I would think moving
> /var/db and /var/log would suffice for most situations.

True.  It does.

To be frank, I didn't even think of this (mostly because I usually keep
/var big enough for the work I do and never found myself in need of
shuffling things around a lot).

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