Storage question

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Sep 8 20:20:07 UTC 2015

"William A. Mahaffey III" <wam at> writes:

> I'm pretty sure the last few can't be deleted, but what about the
> stuff in '/var/backups' & '/rescue' ? I am trying to figure out a
> reasonable minimum I can size the root directory & still have safe,
> reliable operations. Any clues appreciated. TIA & have a good one.

You're worrying about a few tens of megabytes? You must have *really*
small disks on these systems. [/rescue takes less than 10MB, and can
save you a lot of time in a rescue situation.]

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