FreeBSD 5.4 - filesystem full

Varshavchick Alexander alex at
Wed Nov 12 05:03:01 PST 2008

On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:

> I would start by taking the machine down, booting it into single-user,
> and running fsck -y.  background fsck does not catch all errors.

Background fsck has been turned off from the beginning, and a couple of 
weeks ago when there was a power break, full fsck -y was done all the 
same. But you're right, running fsck -y once again will not harm.

> 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"?

I checked it several minutes after.

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