partition / is full

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Jun 25 14:49:02 UTC 2010

Jerry McAllister writes:

>  >     Tool "df" showed me that the partition / has 102% of the occupied space
>  > (102% Capacity). Added a file? rc.conf --> clear_tmp_enable="YES" but
>  > nothing that could not (although it has been emptied tmp). Personally, I
>  > think that you need to remove the old kernel (I did freebsd-update fetch and
>  > install), but I do not know how. Perhaps the reason is quite different - I'm
>  > just guessing. Do you know how to fix it?
>  That could fill up your root (/) partition.  Getting rid of obsolete kernels
>  could help.


	du -x / | sort -nr | head -n 30 

	and then figure out whether each of those directories is the
correct size.

					Robert Huff

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