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Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP 6 server requirement

On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 11:15 -0700, Huck wrote:
> You should be able to boot 'rescue' mode and chroot...and scrub the 
> /var/<logfiles> from there...no?

Yes. Requires physical access to insert boot CD for rescue mode (or a
special separate bootable partition that can automatically mount the
remaining partitions for special cleanings, etc). 
> > Now a better question is: 
> > 
> > Why have /var in a separate partition to begin with? 
> > 
> > Answer: Because _IF_ a process blows up and spews log file data from
> > hell (I've seen this happen) and /var is on the same partition as /,
> > when  / fills up the system hard locks and dies and can't be reopened
> > even in runlevel 1 (even root must be able to write to the drive just a
> > single byte in RL 1). 
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