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Re: /var filesystem full???



da_alchemist yahoo com wrote:
Nevermind, I found the problem.  It looks like there
was still a process that had an open fd on that file
and so a refresh of that process cleared the problem.

Next time, you can do this:


cat /dev/null > /var/log/overrun-file

or a shortened version:

:> /var/log/some-file-attached-to-a-process

This will give back your disk space even while the process is still running.

Forrest
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