abrt cache size 'out of control' in F15

Jiri Moskovcak jmoskovc at redhat.com
Sun May 15 10:47:42 UTC 2011

On 05/15/2011 12:18 PM, Frederic Muller wrote:
> Hi!
> I just did a rm -Rf * on /var/cache/abrt-di/ as it was 3.2GiB and growing.
> After checking the 927 bugs related to abrt I could only find this one
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529573 which matches my
> issue but relates to F12 and where maintainer says:
> "Abrt watches for the space filled by backtraces, it's quota can be
> changed in config file /etc/abrt/abrt.conf. The default value is 1G."
> My abrt.conf does have "MaxCrashReportsSize = 1000" but it doesn't seem
> to work neither.

- is not a quota for debug infos but for saved crashes
- the quota for debuginfos in ABRT2 (F15) is 4GB and is configurable in 
/etc/abrt/events.d/ccpp_event.conf line:

abrt-action-install-debuginfo --size_mb=4096

- we will provide better documentation soon


> Shall I reopen that same bug, or create a new one?
> Thanks.
> Fred

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