Re: Huge Log Files
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Russell Hires wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> I've got a problem: I'm running woody, and recently (in the last week or so)
> two of the files in /var/log have become so large that KDE can't start, and
> I'm unable to run some other applications. The two files that are 200 MB
> each? kern.log and syslog. What could be making these two files so big? And
> what could make them grow so quickly in the space of two days? And of course,
> what can I do about it?
If you read them, you might find out! Try tail -n 1000 /var/log/syslog
and tell us what's there.