Clean up / filesystem

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Sat Oct 9 05:46:57 UTC 2010

Caleb Stein writes:

>  I'm constantly getting the message, ":/ write failed, filesystem
>  is full", so I did df, and it said that my / filesystem was at
>  108%.  What files can I delete to free some space?

	Start by checking the contents of /tmp.
	Any *.core in /root you don't recognize is suspect.
	After that?  Try:

	du -x / | sort -n -r | head -n 40

	Look in those directories.

					Robert Huff

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