how to unmount /var

John Thompson john at
Sun Feb 17 19:58:22 UTC 2008

On 2008-02-17, François Patte <francois.patte at> wrote:

> I have done some mistakes while partitioning my HD and /var is too small.
> Fortunately, I use lvm... unfortunately I have to unmount /var before
> resizing and so many apps use /var....
> What is the strategy to do this.

Shutdown and boot from a live CD (e.g. "System Rescue CD" and do your repartitioning from there.


John (john at

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