Subject: Re: enormously growing /dev
To: Frank B. Scholl <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/11/2004 12:20:54
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 54878535680 Sep 8 17:13 sd0
Whatever you do, do not issue 'rm /dev/sd0' unless you are 100%
sure that the process that is writing the file has exited.
'rm' will remove the directory entry, the file will stay until the
You can recover the space by opening the file and truncating it
eg with ': >/dev/sd0'
MMM need to write that devfs....
David Laight: email@example.com