determining the space used in / partition
d.hill at yournetplus.com
Mon Oct 1 22:19:12 PDT 2007
On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 at 07:12 +0200, zszalbot at gmail.com confabulated:
> Through df I realized my / partiotion is out of space:
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s1a 198126 196070 -13794 108% /
> devfs 1 1 0 100% /dev
> /dev/ad0s1e 44511308 4217762 36732642 10% /usr
> /dev/ad0s1d 30462636 3210580 24815046 11% /var
> devfs 1 1 0 100% /var/named/dev
> /dev/da0s1c 75685352 34308200 35322324 49% /mnt/usbck
> How can I determine what occupies the space in it? That is, it is not
> big as you can see. So I issued:
> du -hs /
> but it was taking ages (I am not sure but maybe du -hs counts all
> directories on the HD?
> Anyway, I do not really know where to look what has eaten the / space.
> Were it for /usr or /var, it would be obvious to me where to look for
> Many thanks!
I don't see you have defined a /tmp partition. Perhaps /tmp is taking up
all the space. Try:
du -h /tmp
and see how much /tmp is taking up.
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