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Date:      Wed, 5 Dec 2018 09:30:22 +0800
From:      Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
To:        Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
Cc:        Michael Schuster <michaelsprivate@gmail.com>, freeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Files in /
Message-ID:  <20181205093022.3882bad5.freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
In-Reply-To: <FC672515FD75505BC3980937@Pauls-MacBook-Pro.local>
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Hi,

On Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:25:23 -0600
Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com> wrote:

> --On December 4, 2018 at 9:43:06 AM +0100 Michael Schuster 
> <michaelsprivate@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> It seems the most disk consumption is in /boot/
> 
> # du -h /boot/
>  28K	/boot/defaults
> 2.0K	/boot/firmware
> 497M	/boot/kernel
> 2.0K	/boot/modules
> 2.0K	/boot/zfs
> 2.0K	/boot/dtb
>  91M	/boot/kernel.old
> 591M	/boot/
> 
this seems perfectly normal if you have a debug kernel installed. My
custom made kernel takes around 50% of this.

> I can remove /boot/kernel.old, right? (I'm not sure I will. Just
> asking.)

You could but it will leave you in a strange position of the new kernel
fails to boot.

Erich



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