[Mageia-sysadm] Disk full on valstar

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Mon Jan 24 01:01:36 CET 2011

Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> writes:

> Hi,
> as noticed by ahmad,  / was almost full on valstar. I cleaned src.rpm
> from failure.
> I have nothing against tradition, but could we do something to prevent
> this :
> - not use a fs outside of lvm ( while for various reason like being
> psychorigid, I would prefer to use something outside of /var, i guess we
> can also simply add /home/schedbot in lvm )
> - do not keep src.rpm in case of failure. We do not really use them
> anyway, and removing them freed 6g on the server.

We could have a cron, like on Mandriva BS, removing files older than a
few days (like 7 days).

(that's what I tried to achieve, but my command was over-zealous and
removed the whole /uploads tree)

Olivier Blin - blino

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