[Mageia-sysadm] Disk full on valstar

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Jan 24 07:35:23 CET 2011

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011, Olivier Blin wrote:

> 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 )

I think /var/lib/schedbot would be better for system accounts.

> >
> > - 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).

Or one month, or more (if it can be useful). We have 1.53T free so we
can probably create a big lvm partition for this.

Maybe we can create a 100G lvm partition for this ?

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