abrt cache size 'out of control' in F15

Frederic Muller fred at cm17.com
Sun May 15 11:01:29 UTC 2011

On 05/15/2011 06:47 PM, Jiri Moskovcak wrote:
> 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
> J.
Well then I'm still within the limit and can now adjust my default max size.

Thank you very much.


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