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Re: bloating file system

you are precisely correct! /var/log/syslog and /var/log/debug were 
titantic in size! furthermore, tons-o-email error messages in /var/spool 

interesting symptom.

At 16 April 2003, Matthias Hentges <eebe@gmx.net> wrote:

>Am Mit, 2003-04-16 um 19.33 schrieb Harland Christofferson:
>> i have a root "/" file partition that has swelled to 100% use 
>> explaination. preceding this, my machine had faulty ram. i replaced 
>> the ram. i do not know if this somehow caused an error in the 
>> does anyone know how i may repair this bloated filesystem?
>The faulty RAM module may have produced lots and lots of error messages
>in your logfiles.
>Check /var/log, or do a "cd /;du -h *" to find the folder which filled
>up your HD.
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