File system error

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Thu Apr 1 16:37:28 PST 2004

On Thu, 1 Apr 2004 09:15, water B wrote:
> I got a little problem with /usr partition
> # df -h
> Filesystem    Size   Used  Avail Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/da0s1a   288M    72M   193M    27%    /
> /dev/da0s1f    15G    13G   535M    96%    /usr
> /dev/da0s1e   288M    97M   168M    37%    /var
> procfs        4.0K   4.0K     0B   100%    /proc
> # du -h /usr
> ...
> 6.4G    /usr
> I have deleted some files but it does not restore the used disk.
> Does anybody have an idea?

It can take a while (well <1 minute) to recover the used space on deletion.

Also another possibility is that a process has an open file descriptor on the 
data you deleted.

PS you spelt freebsd-questions@ wrong.

Also, I've dropped -stable as this is probably a -questions thing first and 

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