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Old 07-06-2006
Ran out of space on /dev/root partition

hi,

I have a SCO unix server which has a 36gb hard drive, but the IT company who supplied it assigned 1gb to /dev/root, 15mb to /dev/boot and 33gb to /dev/u.

The /dev/root partition is now full, is there a way I can use the 33gb assigned to /dev/u without loosing any data, preferably without having to reload the system and data.

Also what is the /dev/u partition?
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Old 07-06-2006
You can use soft links, e.g. mkdir usr on /dev/u, move content of /usr to the created directory then ls -s path_to_dev_u_usr /usr

NO GUARANTEE, just idea
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Old 07-07-2006
Before you start moving stuff around, check for files that may be causing the space issue such as log files, core files, tar files,...

See aplawrence.com no space
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