On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Damjan Georgievski firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
make a filesystem on the extra partition (mkfs.ext4) enter resuce or emergency mode (systemctl rescue) so that the least services run
mount the new partition to /mnt move everything from /var to /mnt unmount /mnt edit the /etc/fstab
-1. Did you try this yourself? Can you think of any errors that your approach might cause?
See, if you have open files in /var, they might get recreated on shutdown. Which leaves the mount point nonempty and probably breaks your boot process.