file system full help
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Sat Apr 22 14:20:09 UTC 2006
On Fri, 21 Apr 2006 02:23:41 +0200, Alex de Kruijff wrote
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 06:46:14AM -0800, Noah wrote:
> > I sometimes get reports of "file system full" but not accurately because when
> > viewing the drive with "df -k" I find there is adequate space on the drive.
> > Usually this is casused by log files considered larger than the available
> > space on the /var directory.
> That you don't have adequate space for the task at hand. In this case
> compressing the log (this means the source needs to be arround wile a
> new bzip file is created) and create a new fresh file.
> > I would like to see if this in fact the case.
> > Can somebody please remind me what commands I can use to troubleshoot this
> > current condition?
> Use 'du -s * | sort -n' to find the largest files
I was looking for lsof - du only shows written files.
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> Howtos based on my personal use, including information about
> setting up a firewall and creating traffic graphs with MRTG
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