On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 21:50:21 +0200 Kiffin Gish <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Is there a good and dependable procedure for cleaning up the file > systems from unused junk that just clutters valuable disc space? > > I am already aware of the 'periodic daily' scripts > 'clear_tmp_enable=YES' option for the rc.conf file, but where else > can one safely remove files. -if you ever did a buildworld then you have the compiled base system in /usr/obj, which you can delete. -you can scan your filesystem for *.core files (a process creates these when it crashes) and delete them. -make sure you always do a 'make clean' after installing software from the ports. i think portupgrade can scan and cleanup all ports workdirs. but i think in most cases much more spaces is wasted with stuff in your homedir you forgot about ;) well at least this is the case for me ... having a deeper look into my $HOME/tmp and $HOME/stuff can quickly free some hundred MBs :) cya, jonas _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"