That was the ticket. / is back down to 48%. Though when I 'sh MAKEDEV st0' in /dev I get the error: st0 - no such device name. Thanks.
David Radovanovic WhatsTheBigIdea.com, Inc. -- Bright ideas for the Web! 249 Partition Street Saugerties, New York 12477 (845) 247-0909, FAX: (845) 246-3880 http://www.WhatsTheBigIdea.com [-----Original Message----- [From: Giorgos Keramidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] [Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 9:04 AM [To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [Subject: Re: Root filesystem 102% full (was: Disks fillin up) [ [ [On 2003-02-13 08:57, David Radovanovic [<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: [> If I'm reading this right the most suspictious culprit in /dev: [> [> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 68960256 Feb 9 04:04 st0 [> [> Any ideas? [ [It seems that you have used some sort of backup tool to save one or [more backups to /dev/st0 before creating an st0 device node. Since [you are root, you're allowed to create normal files under /dev. Just [delete this huge st0 file and create a real device node for it: [ [ # cd /dev [ # sh MAKEDEV st0 [ [then rerun your backup thingie to save the data to a real tape and not [a file on disk. [ [> As far as CPAN is concerned, should I delete the files or create [a symlink [> like you, to another partition with more space? [ [I don't use CPAN, but I'd probably move /root/.cpan someplace else and [symlink to it, just in case useful data is still in there. [ To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message