[PC-BSD Testing] /var partition easily gets filled up

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 21:58:03 PDT 2012


I have also installed meta-pkgs successfully without errors on a clean
system, but /var/tmp/instmp.* files are still there.

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 7:44 AM, claive alvin Acedilla <
cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:

> Other time before, i just tried installing back the same meta-pkgs and the
> installation was successful but the /var/tmp/instmp.* files are still there.
>
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 10:18 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> No i did not encounter any crashes or forcefully killed the system, but i
>> though encountered errors like the one below from System Packages installer
>> but seemed installed the meta-pkg.
>>
>> "The meta-pkg manager returned an error. For more details please look at
>> the log file: /tmp/.pc-metapkgmanager.log
>>
>> Pending Meta-Package changes: 2
>> Installing package: xfce-4.8
>> tar: etc/dm/Sessions/XFce4.desktop: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
>> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
>> Installing package: midori-0.4.2
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/gnome-default-handler" is discouraged ("x-directory"
>> is an old media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/pcmanfm.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/xarchiver.desktop": usage
>> of MIME type "multipart/x-zip" is discouraged ("multipart" is a media type
>> that probably does not make sense in this context)
>> Installing package: xfburn-0.4.3_2
>> Installing package: ristretto-0.0.93
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/gnome-default-handler" is discouraged ("x-directory"
>> is an old media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/pcmanfm.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/xarchiver.desktop": usage
>> of MIME type "multipart/x-zip" is discouraged ("multipart" is a media type
>> that probably does not make sense in this context)
>> Installing package: alacarte-0.13.2_1
>> Installing package: xfce4-notes-plugin-1.7.7
>> Installing package: xfce4-utils-4.8.3
>> tar: share/xsessions/xfce.desktop: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
>> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/gnome-default-handler" is discouraged ("x-directory"
>> is an old media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/pcmanfm.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/xarchiver.desktop": usage
>> of MIME type "multipart/x-zip" is discouraged ("multipart" is a media type
>> that probably does not make sense in this context)
>> Installing package: xfce4-messenger-plugin-0.1.0_15
>> Installing package: xfce4-cpugraph-plugin-1.0.1_1
>> Installing package: xfce4-fsguard-plugin-1.0.0_1
>> Installing package: xfce4-genmon-plugin-3.3.0_1
>> Installing package: xfce4-minicmd-plugin-0.4_13
>> Installing package: xfce4-netload-plugin-1.0.0_1
>> Installing package: xfce4-systemload-plugin-1.0.0_2
>> Installing package: xfce4-clipman-plugin-1.2.2
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/gnome-default-handler" is discouraged ("x-directory"
>> is an old media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file
>> "/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/pcmanfm.desktop": usage of
>> MIME type "x-directory/normal" is discouraged ("x-directory" is an old
>> media type that should be replaced with a modern equivalent)
>> Warning in file "/usr/local/share/applications/xarchiver.desktop": usage
>> of MIME type "multipart/x-zip" is discouraged ("multipart" is a media type
>> that probably does not make sense in this context)
>> Installing package: xfce4-screenshooter-plugin-1.8.0
>> Installing package: xfce4-verve-plugin-1.0.0_2
>> Installing package: xfce4-dev-tools-4.8.0"
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  On 04/08/2012 12:05, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>>>
>>>  I can see the /var/tmp/instmp.* files when I issue du -h /var command
>>> from root prompt.
>>>
>>>
>>> Ok, I did some checking and it looks like those dirs are created by the
>>> pkg_add command in FreeBSD, which is used by the meta-pkg manager. Usually
>>> they are supposed to be cleaned up after pkg_add finishes. Have you had any
>>> cases where the system crashed, or you manually killed the system package
>>> manager?
>>>
>>>
>>>  On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:48 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
>>> cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Kris,
>>>>
>>>>  I did a clean reinstallation of PCBSD 9.0 release to my primary
>>>> partition then install apps from AppCafe and install xfce and kde from
>>>> System Packages.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 11:17 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 04/02/2012 15:28, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>>>>> > Hi Kris
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Attached is my new /var.
>>>>> > Still i have those /var/tmp/instmp.* files.
>>>>> > I can see them when issue du command from root prompt.
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>>  When did these files come back? I.E. did you rm -rf /var/tmp/instmp.*
>>>>> and reboot? At what point did they show up again? Have you tweaked or
>>>>> customized this system in any way?
>>>>>
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