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Re: [opensuse] Large /tmp dir w. many files
  • From: Nick Zentena <zentena@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 07:54:19 -0500
  • Message-id: <200701110754.20024.zentena@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 11 January 2007 07:51, Verner Kjærsgaard wrote:
> Hi list,
>
> on a SuSE9.2 with aprox. 150 users over time since 2004, the /tmp dir now
> holds something like +12000 files and some 3.5G in size.
>
> - would it be safe to go to runlevel 2 and delete all that?


Check Yast. I don't remember with 9.2 but there is likely a setting to
automatically delete tmp files on a schedule. I've no idea why the default
is to not delete.

Nick
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