df & du showing different usages for /var

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Wed Feb 6 23:40:48 UTC 2008

> clean things up and ensure that it didn't happen again. Using the "du" 
> command to look for offending directories and files, I wiped out a bunch of 
> old Apache and Qmail logs...and then found that I was still using 90% of the

you forgot to restart apache and qmail.
and they keep these logs open.

in unix you may delete open file, but it will be actually deleted when 

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