tmp partition full ( MySQL spool files)

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asked Jun 25, 2013 in General by roller1 (500 points)
Hi there
I have been getting warnings lately saying that my ‘/tmp’ partition is full, or nearly full. I found an amount of MYI and MYD files.
  I think moving these spool files to a different directory will solve the issue. But I have no idea how to do that. Can anyone please help

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answered Jun 25, 2013 by TheRock (920 points)
Check out this URL. It explains the procedure of  moving MySQL  ‘/tmp ‘ directory location : http://forums.cpanel.net/f5/drive-critical-dev-loop0-var-tmp-97-full-190772.html#post799162
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answered Jun 25, 2013 by tareq101 (4,880 points)
If the root partition doesn’t have enough space, then you can utilize the /home partition
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