On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 09:13:23AM +0200, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote: > > Now I killed the process and deleted the file, but the amount of space > > used reported by df stayed the same. A du of / reported ~200Mb less, as I > > expected. > > > > "Sync" has not altered the report of df. Is this 200Mb actually freed or > > trapped still somehow? > > > probably there are still some processes, which hold the file open. > try fuser. lsof | grep "\.gnome-errors" might be better in this case. i can't seem to find an option to fuser to list the particular filenames, and since the file is deleted fuser can't get a hold to find who has it open. -- finger for GPG public key.
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