I am attempting to relocate /var to avoid files system full issues. Using a - mkdir /usr/var cd /var tar cf - . | (cd /usr/var; tar xf - ) cd / rm -rf /var ln -s /usr/var /var approach
at the rm -rf /var step, the following was received rm: /var/empty: Operation not permitted rm: /var/named/dev: Device busy rm: /var/named: Directory not empty rm: /var: Device busy Te contents of /var at this site was ls /var ./ ../ empty/ named/ and ls /var/empty/ ./ ../ ls -l /var/empty/ total 4 dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 512 Nov 3 2005 ./ drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 512 Oct 6 14:02 ../ Can't change permissons either chmod 755 /var/empty/ chmod: /var/empty/: Operation not permitted while ls /var/named/ ./ ../ dev/ ls -l /var/named/ total 5 drwxr-xr-x 3 root wheel 512 Oct 4 19:46 ./ drwxr-xr-x 5 root wheel 512 Oct 6 14:16 ../ dr-xr-xr-x 4 root wheel 512 Jan 1 2002 dev/ ls -l /var/named/dev total 0 Could chmod755 but still cant remove, dev, dir empty but => Device busy How can I remove these two directories so that I can create a link from /usr/var to /var -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Cant-remove--var%2C-in-relocating--var-to-a-symbolic-link-tp19847627p19847627.html Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"