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Date:      Wed, 16 May 2007 09:50:18 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@tao.thought.org>
To:        Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
Cc:        Gary Kline <kline@tao.thought.org>, Daniel Molina Wegener <dmw@unete.cl>, Ross Penner <ross.penner@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: File System errors
Message-ID:  <20070516165018.GA7976@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <464A97F2.6000704@infracaninophile.co.uk>
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On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 06:34:42AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
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> > 	I booted into single-user ("press 4") and got rid of tons of junk
> > 	left in /var/tmp.  Then I did a mount -a and and fsck -y.
> 
> But not in that order.  fsck -y *first*, then mount -a, then start
> removing files from /var/tmp.
> 

	Well, my DNS server ran out of space and when I was able to 
	bring it back up, only / was mounted.  I was able to rm things
	from /var and /tmp to give me some assurance of a regular boot.
	Yes, before I did my first set of file unlinks I did fsck -y /;
	it was the only thing mounted.  

	I'm usually pretty disciplined about / having enough space.  Not
	this time... .

	gary


> 	Matthew
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  Gary Kline  kline@thought.org   www.thought.org  Public Service Unix




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