Urgent: filesystem "full", though space is available

Derek Ragona derek at computinginnovations.com
Mon Mar 17 15:46:39 UTC 2008

At 10:34 AM 3/17/2008, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote:

>Hi, Ive got a big problem now on a production server.
>When i do various things, i am getting "write failed, file system full"
>messages all over the place. Ive gone through and deleted
>things i can, and i should have the space now, but its just
>not available:
>$ df -m
>Filesystem  1M-blocks Used Avail Capacity  Mounted on
>/dev/da0s1a      2015 1858    -3   100%    /
>/dev/da0s1e     14061 9002  3933    70%    /usr/local
>procfs              0    0     0   100%    /proc
>I dont know what kind of math lets you do 2015-1858 and gives
>you an answer of -3!
>I have softupdates, or whatever, but i dont know how to get
>it to release this space. I cant reboot the running server.
>I am planning on adding a disc to this system but right now
>i need to get this space released ASAP! Can anyone help?

If you have deleted files, you probably need to reboot the server.


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