Urgent: filesystem "full", though space is available

Peter Toth freebsd at snap.net.nz
Tue Mar 18 06:14:15 UTC 2008


Matthew Seaman wrote:
> David Kelly wrote:
>> 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.
>
> fstat(1).  It comes with the system.
>
>     Cheers,
>
>     Matthew
Don't forget to check out all the snapshot files as well, I've had a
similar issue and after deleting the snapshots the disk space was back
in normal.

Cheers,
Peter


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