Subject: Re: Where'd that /rescue come from?
To: None <>
From: Chris Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2004 00:09:25
   After taking a closer look, I realize that my /rescue now has 130 
2.5 MB binaries in it.  I assume they were supposed to be hard-linked, 
the like.  Any idea why this failed?  Is this a build problem, or an 

   I used -U to build as a regular user, then used -U 
as root to install, just like I usually do.

   Any suggestions how it got messed up?


                              - Chris

On Dec 15, 2004, at 23:43, Chris Ross wrote:
>   Is it just me, or did a *huge* /rescue directory just show up?  I 
> have a 2.99.11
> i386 machine, and it's been running a -current that is a week or two 
> old just
> fine.  I went to install a build from today, and it filled /.  Very 
> easily.  A small
> amount of looking shows that the base package now includes almost 400 
> MB
> in /rescue.  Did anything like this used to be here?  Is this supposed 
> to be
> here?  Why did this just appear and/or get *much* bigger?
>   Or am I just confused?  Did I do something wrong?