removing /var/empty on a non-system disk

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Fri May 25 20:44:38 UTC 2012

On 25/05/2012 22:04, Gary Aitken wrote:
> I've got a disk previously used as a sys disk I'm trying to clean up.
> What's the key to removing /var/empty?

# chflags 0 /var/empty
# rm -rf /var/empty

is the usual idiom.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.

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