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Boot: System disk is full

The Question is:

My boot hard-disk is full, when the system restarts it
seems to go into an endless loop trying to start the Queue
manager and comes up with a message to free up 360 blocks
on the drive. I know which files I can delete to free up
the space, however, I am unable to log onto the system.
How can I get around this to delete the files I need to
free up the space?

The Answer is:

                           -< use a MINimum startup >-
      Perform a converstaional boot. Exactly how depends on the type of
    system you have, however, the most common syntax is:

    	>>> B/1
 or 	>>> B/R5:1

    This will get to to the SYSBOOT prompt. You then need to set the
    startup parameter to "MIN" and continue:


    The system will boot, but will only start the "important" bits. You
    should be able to login and clear up some space. once you're ready,
    shutdown and reboot normally.