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RE: [SLUG] Have free space, but 100% used?


On 18-Jul-2001 Rob B wrote:
> Can anyone explain to me why this is happening?
> 
> bunbun:/# df
> Filesystem           1k-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda1               186670     22858    154174   13%   /
> /dev/sda3               482249    469491         0     100%   /var
> /dev/sda4              3249508    229016   2855428   7%   /usr
> /dev/sdb1              8815404   2818376   5549220  34%  /export

by default, when you create a file system, 5% is reserved for the root user
(to allow the root user to do emergency operations which might include
creation of files, copying of files).

note that 95% of 482249 is 458136, so indeed your file system is 100% inuse

> How can I get some space back? If you need further info, let me know

you have to delete some files out of /var

/var/log usually is the culprit, possibly followed by /var/spool.

Examine your usage of /var to determine your best course of action.

rgds,

-Greg
 
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> Rob
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