4.8 - / out of space

Gregor Mosheh stigmata_blackangel at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 3 17:07:24 PST 2005

--- David Kelly <dkelly at HiWAAY.net> wrote:

> Another goof is for root to "write" to an unmounted
> filesystem. Later 
> when the filesystem is mounted the written files are
> hidden yet still 
> consume space on the fs containing the mount point
> (usually /).

Could you explain how this happens (or point me to a
doc)? Do you mean something like "tar cvf

Does that cause fs corruption? Would fsck reclaim that

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