a monster stole my /
jack at jarasoft.net
Tue Apr 29 06:05:55 UTC 2008
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Hartleigh Burton" <hartleigh.burton at destra.com>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:40 AM
Subject: a monster stole my /
> I have a problem with / currently being at 108% capacity. I have found
> a previous thread in the archives which explains a few questions but I
> can't find what is taking up all the additional space. At best without
> destroying what I still do not understand I can manage to get / to
> about 101% capacity.
> To answer a couple of potential questions straight up, there is
> nothing in /root and /tmp is on a separate partition.
> intranet# df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/da0s1a 989M 986M -76M 108% /
> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
> /dev/da0s1e 989M 216K 910M 0% /tmp
> /dev/da0s1f 58G 4.8G 48G 9% /usr
> /dev/da0s1d 4.8G 2.2G 2.3G 49% /var
> /dev/da1p1 3.3T 682G 2.4T 22% /db
> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /var/named/dev
I once had the same problem.
A .core file in the / caused the problem.
After deleting the .core file everything was back to normal
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) - GPGrelay v0.959
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the freebsd-questions