FreeBSD 5.4 - filesystem full
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 12 04:45:15 PST 2008
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 03:34:11PM +0300, Varshavchick Alexander wrote:
> I have an old enough server with FreeBSD 5.4 which from time to time
> complains about filesystem full. But the problem is that the partition in
> question has about 15G free space and more than 10000000 free inodes.
> Then all by itself the error dissapears, only to be repeated several
> hours later. What can it be and where to look? The server runs mainly
> apache and sendmail, nothing special.
I'm not sure you'll get much support here (or anywhere) for FreeBSD 5.x.
I would start by taking the machine down, booting it into single-user,
and running fsck -y. background fsck does not catch all errors.
Also, how soon do you check the box to see how much space/free inodes it
has after receiving a "filesystem full" error? Are we talking "I
checked it 4-5 hours later", or "I checked it 30 seconds after"?
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