Steve Bertrand writes: > I am not in any which way certain changing major revision numbers > will affect the file system in any which way. I am also not very > knowledgeable in regards to inodes, but I do know that they can > run out before disk space does.
It is my understanding that is certainly possible. However, it is usually limited to a small set of well-known cases of that generate many small files; the canonical example is a news server (e.g. inn) though a mail server (or the database back-end thereto) might also qualify. > Off the top of my head, with no testing or researching behind me, > what happens if: > > - stop mysqld > - note perms of filesystem > - cp -R /var/db /another/location/with/space > - rm -r /var/db/* > - fsck /dev/location-of-var Ahem - dismount partition before fsck, yes? Robert Huff _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"