What's taking up all my disk space?
freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Jan 26 10:39:13 UTC 2016
On Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:21:25 +0100, Murk Fletcher wrote:
> Woke up to a nasty surprise this morning:
> /: write failed, filesystem is full
> # df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/gpt/rootfs 38G 35G -7.4M 100% /
> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
> fdescfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev/fd
> linprocfs 4.0K 4.0K 0B 100% /usr/compat/linux/proc
> I have no idea why this is because I'm only using my FreeBSD VPS to run a
> small Rails app in `/usr/home/`:
> # du -sh /usr/home
> 8.6G /usr/home
> # du -sh /usr/
> 12G /usr/
> # du -sh /
> 34G /
> Maybe there's a way to use `du` to show all files larger than 1GB and then
> pass it on to some other command to sort them by size?
First determine which top-level directory entry is abnormally
# du -hs /*
Then narrow down the problem. I suspect /var or /tmp...
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