var Filesystem Full Help

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Tue Apr 3 16:53:38 UTC 2007

Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Sean Murphy wrote:
>> I am getting these errors on my var filesystem but df -h shows there 
>> is plenty of space available.
> Check df -i as you may have run out of inodes rather than out of file 
> space.

Also, try working with fstat(1) to see if the offending superbig file
is active but not yet "written" (and therefore visible to df(1)) and
try du(1), because it may also show you the offending file.

Kevin Kinsey
Baruch's Observation:
	If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

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