Osamu Aoki wrote at 2009-12-22 07:28 -0700: > On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 08:24:25AM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > I had a problem with my (small) disk filling up and crashing my mail > > server. So, I wrote a simple perl script to take the output of 'df -h' > > and look for a % full that is greater than 97% and send me an e-mail if > > the % is greater than 97. I run the script daily from crontab. It works > > fine. > > 97% seems very high. > I think 80% is high enough. (This is just guts feeling....) That statement is too broad. Percentage matters not at all, actual bytes free space does matter. If I want 500MiB free space, that is 99.95% filled of 1TiB space, but 97.50% of 20GiB space.
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