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/root filesystem size is full

hi
in my server ( / ) root filesystem size is full how to reduce the size and what are the files i want to remove.
i need answer for linux and AIX also.
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How are your systems partitioned? Is there only the root / slice or do you have separate /usr and /var slices as well? The output from "df -k" would be useful.
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/root file system size is full

we have separate /usr and /var file system.how to reduce size of ( / ) root ,what i want to do explain detaily .

thanks for your replay
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No Hijack

I'm having a similar problem on AIX 4.3 but I cannot seem to identify why or whats filling up the space. Are you having any luck?
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find is your friend, for finding files belonging to root only with size > 1k:
Code:
find / -type -xdev -size +1024 -exec ls -l {} \;

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/ is full

check /var for *.dump and delete
you can also delete vmcore files if AIX

Mike
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It has been my experiece that the smit log and shell histories sneak up growing very large and numerous over time. Also, do you have automated processes that cleanup or archive key files such as passwd by making copies? It could easily be one very large file or a huge number of little files once thought innocuous.

Good luck. I'd be interested in what you find.
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