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/var filling up

/var filling up

/var filling up

(OP)
My Xerrors file keeps filling up the var partition with an error code 22. Can't seem to find how to shut down the xsystem or how to stop the Xerrors file from growing. Running Solaris 7 on a DNS box so the windows system is not needed as access is restricted to command line only anyway. I tried changing the conf to limit the size of the file but it doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions are welcome.

Don
 

RE: /var filling up

Check what startup script is starting the X services and disable it.

do a ps -ef|grep X and examine what processes are running, check in /etc/rc2.d and rc3.d for the startup scripts.

 

RE: /var filling up

(OP)
I had checked the process list and there was no specific startup script - dtconfig does seem to work - thanks for the tips. It is -d or -kill to stop the CDE system

Don Dalfonzo
Averett U.

 

RE: /var filling up

we have added a below entry in /etc/inittab. mon:3:respawn:"/omcsw/35.0.1.60.00/bin/products/omcran/OMCmon &"

Because of this /var getting filled. when we had a look /var/adm/wtmpx file getting filled with the following entries.



                                 mon                                       20346  8 0000 0001 1277292837 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:03:57 2010
                                 mon                                       20346  8 0000 0001 1277293137 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:08:57 2010
                                 mon                                       20346  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24525  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24525  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24526  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24526  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24527  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24527  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24528  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24528  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24529  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24529  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24530  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24530  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24531  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24531  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24532  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24532  8 0000 0001 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010
                                 mon                                       24533  5 0000 0000 1277293437 0 0 0  Wed Jun 23 17:13:57 2010


Please let me know how to avoid these entries getting added in wtmpx file.
 

RE: /var filling up

Please start a new thread for a new problem.  Even though they both result in /var filling up, the causes are completely different.

Annihilannic.

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