Archive for February, 2011

Why it’s not a good idea to remove active log file

So, someone deleted a log file of a running process because partition was running out of space. That’s seemingly logical thing to do, but not a wise one. What ended up happening was that the filesystem was still getting filled and deleting the log file made no difference whatsoever. So what happened? When the log […]

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 16:33 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
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