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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Mar 30 09:13:59 PDT 2012


On 03/30/2012 11:58, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
> Hi Kris, 
>
> Im just using AppCafe and System Packages from Control Panel.
>

Can you manually remove the /var/tmp/instmp.* directories, and see if
they come back after running those utilities? I've searched the source
of both and cant find any reference to that location.

>
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org
> <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 03/30/2012 09:08, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>     > Once i installed a lot of applications plus xfce and kde and
>     PCBSD was
>     > not able to boot saying "/var filesystem is full" error.
>     >
>
>     How are you installing applications?? I'm checking here, and
>     nowhere in
>     our code do we use /var/tmp/instmp.* as a temporary directory.
>     Rather we
>     use /usr/pbi for extraction / temp data.
>
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