determining the space used in / partition
d.hill at yournetplus.com
Mon Oct 1 22:22:41 PDT 2007
On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 at 05:19 -0000, d.hill at yournetplus.com confabulated:
> On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 at 07:12 +0200, zszalbot at gmail.com confabulated:
>> Through df I realized my / partiotion is out of space:
>> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
>> /dev/ad0s1a 198126 196070 -13794 108% /
>> devfs 1 1 0 100% /dev
>> /dev/ad0s1e 44511308 4217762 36732642 10% /usr
>> /dev/ad0s1d 30462636 3210580 24815046 11% /var
>> devfs 1 1 0 100% /var/named/dev
>> /dev/da0s1c 75685352 34308200 35322324 49% /mnt/usbck
>> How can I determine what occupies the space in it? That is, it is not
>> big as you can see. So I issued:
>> du -hs /
>> but it was taking ages (I am not sure but maybe du -hs counts all
>> directories on the HD?
>> Anyway, I do not really know where to look what has eaten the / space.
>> Were it for /usr or /var, it would be obvious to me where to look for
>> Many thanks!
> I don't see you have defined a /tmp partition. Perhaps /tmp is taking up all
> the space. Try:
> du -h /tmp
> and see how much /tmp is taking up.
Forgot to mention:
du -h -d 0 /tmp
will show the total space consumed by the /tmp partition in a human
readable value. As in my previous example:
du -h /tmp
will show space consumed by each file on the /tmp partition in human
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