1.3G of my /var missing
LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de
Wed Oct 24 00:14:03 PDT 2007
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 08:27:10AM +0200, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
>> df -h reports that on /var 1.5G of 1.9G are used and only 237M of free space
>> However doing a
>> du -hd 1 /var
>> and summing up the results I only get to less than 200M of used space, so
>> there are 1.3G unaccounted for. fsck in single user mode does not recognize a
> Try looking at tunefs(8), particularly the -m flag. That amount of
> space is kept for root (the user).
As in most cases the problem was sitting between the chair and the keyboard. I
simply overlooked the G when I read that /var/log contained 1.3G of data.
I'm sorry for wasting the precious time of those who read or even replied with
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