Filling up linux partition
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue May 31 20:08:42 UTC 2005
On 5/31/05, Terry Polzin <fox3ec208 at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 31 May 2005 03:34 pm, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I see that I have about 2 gigs of my 10 gig partition left. I went
> > hunting for bloat and fund that /var is almost 2 gigs and /usr is
> > almost 4! Does this sound reasonable for a desktop installation? I
> > also found that /selinux 0 bytes big despite the fact that it does
> > contain files and folders. And there is a /srv directory that is
> > empty, along with /proc that is about 500 megs. What are /src and
> > /proc? Should /usr and /var be so big?
> How much space is used up in /var/cache yum ?
> May be time to do a 'yum clean all'
yum clean packages freed up about half a gig from /var. But with only
600 megs of files in /home I think that 7+ gigs of disk space is
redundant! Any ideas for other places to look?
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