PADD/Pihole: Logs account for almost all disk usage

Sorry to bump a nearly three-week old post, but I recently started having some disk shortage issues as well. I made a comment on it on a reddit topic that seemed similar to the problem I was having and uploaded three diag logs to tricorder:

The db is filling up my SD cards, causing any DNS resolution to fail until I make space. jfb's post here helps provide some immediate relief Since this began, I've been running df -h regularly to see how my disk space is increasing. It takes anywhere from 6-12 hours to fill up my disk space now and this is a new behavior that never occurred in the past. Not sure what else I can do other than create a cron job to delete pihole-FTL.db and FTL.log every few hours.

EDIT: Took about four hours to fill up overnight. new Tricorders:

EDIT2: Definitely looks like /var/log/pihole/FTL.log is growing at an exponential rate. Been about two and a half hours since I last flushed it and it's already over 5GB in size. Tried to generate new Tricoders, but it hung at *** [ DIAGNOSING ]: Dashboard and block page. Running pihole restartdns fixed that. New Tricorders:

Are you using MotionEye as well?

I am not, no.

lrwxrwxrwx 1 pihole pihole   23 Jul  7 18:53 /var/log/pihole-FTL.log -> /var/log/pihole/FTL.log
lrwxrwxrwx 1 pihole pihole   26 Jul  7 18:53 /var/log/pihole.log -> /var/log/pihole/pihole.log

total 17G
drwxrwxr-x  2 pihole pihole 4.0K Aug  1 08:43 .
drwxr-xr-x 10 root   root   4.0K Aug  1 00:00 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 pihole pihole  17G Aug  1 13:36 FTL.log
-rw-r-----  1 root   pihole  50K Aug  1 10:23 pihole_debug.log
-rw-r-----  1 pihole pihole 1.7K Aug  1 10:21 pihole.log
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root   2.3K Jul 31 09:02 pihole_updateGravity.log

FTL.log is now 17GB in size, up from 5GB since my last message.

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Yes I actually am running PADD and had updated to 3.8.0. I'll downgrade that now and report back later today. Thanks!


Everything looks a-okay. PADD 3.8.0 was definitely the culprit.


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