Unreferenced files not being deleted

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Sat Jan 28 05:46:29 PST 2006

On Fri, 2006-Jan-27 06:56:47 +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>On my recent -current, I've noticed that /var is filling up with
>unreferenced files.

Updated data point:  The files do disappear on a clean shutdown
so the kernel seems to be aware that they have no name but
neither fstat nor lsof can find any processes holding them open.
I have a core dump demonstrating the problem and will poke around
in it as a background task.

Peter Jeremy

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