[kde-linux] KDE Low disk space warnings

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Sep 26 08:00:23 UTC 2008

Randy Kramer wrote:
> On Thursday 25 September 2008 01:06 pm, Thierry de Coulon wrote:
>> Once the /home partition is full NO user will be able to log in, 
> because the 
>> system won't have any space to write it's logs. SO it seems sound to 
> warn all 
>> users that they may get troubles even if it's caused by another user.
> Aren't the logs on /var?  If not, to which logs are you referring?
> (Aside: I have /var (and several other directories) on its (their) own 
> dedicated partition(s), for, among other reasons, to avoid the problem 
> you describe.

Don't know if all the logs are under /var, but I do know that running 
out of space on the home partition is bad because people's KDE 
configurations will get mangled. Mine did, once. Very annoying thing to 
have to fix!

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