"Low Disk Space" (root filled by logs)

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Re: "Low Disk Space" (root filled by logs)

Post by Pjotr » Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:26 am

1. Try this emergency measure:

Boot from the Mint DVD and delete the following files on your hard disk:

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/var/log/*log*
2. Then reboot and try to boot normally. If it succeeds, configure logrotate to prevent this from occurring again:
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(item 18)

3. .... and then fix the underlying problem, whatever it may be. Your system is clearly structurally unhealthy and should be cured.
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Re: "Low Disk Space" (root filled by logs)

Post by stingray » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:13 am

Thanks to everyone who replied. Clearly not a random one time glitch, I need to get to the bottom of this.

I started a new thread here

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