36GB Console.log file... What the Heck!


macrumors 65816
Original poster
Jan 27, 2005
One Endless Loop
Came back to my mac after several hrs and iPhoto was open and there was an error on screen about low disk space. Tracked it down to the console.log file in library/logs/console/501/console.log. What is going on here?


macrumors 65816
May 6, 2005
Bay Area
ooh wow. Mine is only 12kb. Destroy it!!! (actually don't, I dont know what it is, but im assuming its not that important [pfft, log])

mad jew

Moderator emeritus
Apr 3, 2004
Adelaide, Australia
99% sure you can delete it without a problem however if the Mac explodes, don't blame me. :eek:

I seem to remember other members having the same problem with earlier builds of Tiger and from memory, they deleted it and everything was fine. It just recreated a "normal" sized file.

Maybe put it in the trash for a week and see how things go before actually emptying the trash. :)
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