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Date:      Sat, 05 Feb 2000 19:02:03 -0500
From:      "James A. Mutter" <>
To:        Greg Lehey <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Disk is full message, how could this happen?
Message-ID:  <>
References:  <00020423330503.02757@chip.homenet> <>

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> As others have pointed out, you probably have /var on your root file
> system.  You obviously didn't follow the book to the letter.  I
> recommend a 32 MB root file system, which probably needs upgrading to
> 40 MB, but never to 100 MB.  I do, however, recommend not to have a
> separate /var file system, and on page 87 I explain what you need to
> do.  It's probably best to reboot after doing these steps.  I'm
> appending a plain text version.

I saw your explanation for moving /var to /usr/var, but what I didn't
see was your reasoning for doing this.  I've always created a separate
/var partition - size depends on the application.  Am I missing some
subtle reason for _not_ doing this?


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