freebsd-update killed my /var
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Tue Dec 16 22:49:24 PST 2008
On Sunday 14 December 2008 15:28:16 FuLLBLaSTstorm wrote:
> Hey all,
> Recently I've run freebsd-update on my desktop machine, but it failed
> saying that it cannot save its files anymore to /var because the
> filesystem is full. now df shows something like this:
> # df
> /dev/ad0s1d 253678 250630 -17248 107% /var
If this is what I think it is, a 256k /var, then I'm not surprised. Handbook,
online tutorials all recommend at least 1G for /var ever since the 4.x days.
I use 5G, but I save logs for a year.
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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