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Re: 54 GB in /var/log!!



On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:01:25 +1030, Tim wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 20:12 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
>> At present, the machine offers only a CLI login; if I use is as root,
>> startx still works; but if I log in as user, startx fails.
> 
> Just by the by, that sort of thing is typical if /tmp isn't writable to,
> or has the wrong permissions.  You *could* have two problemsm /tmp plus
> your huge log issue.
> 
> [tim gonzales ~]$ ls -ld /tmp/
> drwxrwxrwt 32 root root 4096 2008-10-27 15:57 /tmp/

[root Hbsk2 btth]# ls -ld /tmp/
drwxrwxrwt 46 root root 4096 2008-10-27 12:07 /tmp/
[root Hbsk2 btth]# 

> [tim gonzales ~]$ ls -ldZ /tmp/
> drwxrwxrwt  root root system_u:object_r:tmp_t:s0       /tmp/

[root Hbsk2 btth]# ls -ldZ /tmp/
drwxrwxrwt  root root system_u:object_r:tmp_t:s0       /tmp/
[root Hbsk2 btth]# 

> [tim localhost ~]$ uname -r
> 2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686

[root Hbsk2 btth]# uname -r
2.6.26.5-45.fc9.i686
[root Hbsk2 btth]# 

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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