Re: "Invisible" files on /tmp from Flash or Iceweasel?
On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 09:33:49 -0500, Randy Kramer wrote:
> So, my questions:
> * is that possible (that Flash or Iceweasel are using unnamed inodes
> create invisible files on /tmp)
Maybe it is used as a temporal place to cache the files :-?
> * if so, are there some tools I can use to find those files and
> delete them
> to provide more space on /tmp (to free up the frozen videos)
Run "df" to get the available space.
> * if not, can someone suggest (or confirm) what is happening on /tmp.
What leads you to think your video freeze problems is related to the
available space in /tmp? Are you getting a warning or message? Your
browser can be frozen because of many reasons, even more if you load a
> Additional clues / confirmation of my problem:
> * After doing a df and finding /tmp at 100% full, I then do things
> ls -alR /tmp/* (or du -a /tmp) and look at the size of the files
> there--I can see that the named files are nowhere near big enough to
> fill up /tmp. (For example, with du I see "318 /tmp" meaning that
> the files that du can find total 318 blocks or kilobytes. My /tmp is
> 459143 blocks (according to df).
> * If I see df showing /tmp at 100%, I can quit Iceweasel, and the
> on /tmp drops down to 1% (to match the 318 kilobytes I mention above).
Okay... How many space have you reserved for your "/tmp" mount point? Is
it mounted using "tmpfs"? I had to remove the tmpfs option because of my
"small" ram memory (2 GiB) which generated a "small" /tmp partition by
default which was full by just a simple "unpacking" operation...