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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.


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