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

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 06:08:33 PDT 2012


Once i installed a lot of applications plus xfce and kde and PCBSD was not
able to boot saying "/var filesystem is full" error.

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 4:00 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:

> In the #PCBSD irc channel, LooX said that /var/tmp/instmp.* are tmp
> install files and will be removed once the application installation
> finishes but these files are still in /var.
> Kris Moore also wondered they are still in /var.
> Maybe there is a problem with the Application Installer to automatically
> delete these files after finishing installing the application.
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Lars,
>>
>> Only clean_tmp_enable="YES" is present in my /etc/rc.conf from default
>> install.
>> There is no cleanvar_enable"YES" in /etc/rc.conf.
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Lars Engels <lars.engels at 0x20.net>wrote:
>>
>>>  On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 03:15:06PM +0300, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>>> > Thanks you Lars.
>>> > Can cleanvar_enable="YES"  solution be included on default install?
>>>
>>> Oh, actually it only clears:
>>> /var/run
>>> /var/spool/lock
>>> /var/spool/uucp/.Temp/*
>>> And it is enabled by default. :(
>>>
>>> The other variable
>>> clear_tmp_enable="NO"
>>>
>>> is set to NO by default but only clears /tmp.
>>>
>>> Too bad :(
>>>
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