OH NO! Says root partition / is full but it's not! I don't get it

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 18:21:47 UTC 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:39 AM, rtsit <rtsit at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Why does it say my main root partition is full when it's not? It's only
> using 146 Meg out of a possible 507 Meg


Boot in single user mode.
> for each mount point ( /tmp /usr /var )
> chflags -R noschg /<mount point>
> rm -rf /<mount point>/*

This is terrible advice.  There are proper methods for finding what's using
the space and to recover it.  You should use them.

Adam Vande More

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