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Re: [SLUG] Have free space, but 100% used?
- To: Rob B <rbyrnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Have free space, but 100% used?
- From: DaZZa <dazza@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Jul 19 14:08:01 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 19 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
Each partition reserves 5% of the space for the super user.
95% of /dev/sda3's 482249 blocks is 458137 blocks.
Accordingly, you've used more than the "free" space on the partition. df
does not take the 5% into account when determining available space.
> How can I get some space back? If you need further info, let me know
Delete or compress some files. Check specifically /var/log directory for
excessive log files, and /var/spool for bad spool files.
Alternately, stick in a bigger disk, make a larger partition on it, copy
/var across to it, then change your mount points.