[Novalug] dual install (was Re: Ubuntu upgrade)
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Sun Nov 2 09:53:04 EST 2008
On Sat, 1 Nov 2008, Opus wrote:
> ... I make /var a separate partition so that if a log file
> fills it up (unlikely with 12+ Gb) it doesn't keep the system
> from booting.
It does happen. You'll find a thread on
gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.general, commencing 10/26/08, about a
machine that suddenly turned up with 54 GB in /var/log.
The worst thing is that I finally had to wipe the file to
regain control of the machine -- so we never did find out what
had caused it... (Logwatch and logrotate were both installed, and
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