Re: Filesystem size
On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 02:25:07PM -0500, Ed Curtis wrote:
> I seem to have a problem with one of my systems. At least filesystem
> reporting makes it appear that way. My / filesystem on a system is 1.9G in
> size and is reporting via 'df -h' 100% use. If I check it against 'du
> -hcxL' it says only 113M is in use. What else can I use to check it?
I'll bet it's a process that has a large, unlinked file open (ie, it
created a file, used a lot of space, something deleted it, but the
process still has it open).
Try using lsof on some of your running processes and see what files they
are accessing. When the process dies (ie, you kill it, or maybe even
reboot if you can't figure out which one it is), the space will likely
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