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Old 10-07-2011, 09:05 AM   #1
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Logrotate fills up my filesystem

I stumbled upon an odd situation.

I have 2 filesystems , mounted on "/var "and "/var/log" . While running daily a "logrotate" crontab on the "/var/log" filesystem , it seems that somehow it manages to fill up my "/var" filesystem instead, and then flushes it after completion.
While it is full , it gets other functionalities to stop working. Nothing gets logged (or maybe i don`t know where to look ).
Can a filesystem cache be written on another (parent) filesystem ? If yes, how can i disable it?

Old 10-07-2011, 10:46 AM   #2
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you can specify locations in the logrotate.conf, (or at least that should be the starting point)
Old 10-17-2011, 08:52 AM   #3
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