Urgent: filesystem "full", though space is available

David Kelly dkelly at hiwaay.net
Mon Mar 17 17:45:31 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 06:11:47PM +0100, Erwan David wrote:
> I use lsof to get the list of removed files still open (lsof +L1,
> useful after a port upgrade to check wether all upgraded daemons
> indeed restarted). It seems it's not possible with fstat.

... which is exactly what Jennifer needs at this moment (if she has room
to install lsof). She has removed files yet not freed space and needs a
tool to figure out who/what has these files open.

Early in this thread I recommended a reboot. What, 4 hours ago and the
server still ailing? A 5 minute reboot might have been a minor
inconvenience in retrospect.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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