/: write failed, filesystem is full

Joachim Stümpfl mfgjojo at gmx.de
Wed Oct 5 12:54:23 PDT 2005

Hi all,
ok, the problem is solved. tcpdump was still open and used the file as Bob 
already said.

Sorry for my stupidity :)

Thanks to all,

> Something still has the file open.  Even though the file no longer has
> a directory entry, its disk space can't be released until nothing has
> it open.  Either tcpdump or some program you were using to view the
> file must still have it open.  If you get tired of looking for the
> culprit, a reboot will guarantee it gets closed.  If you want to solve
> the mystery, fstat should help.

> - Bob

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