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Old 08-04-2009, 03:33 AM   #1
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Question Drive 99 Percent Full. I have got a New 1Tb External ...HELP!!! WHAT NEXT


I have a nice amd athlon 64 that i got in 2006

i am running hardy heron linux and love the graphical stuff...

problem is fujitsu 160 gb drive is full

just got i tera byte new drive

a "Green Drive"


So i want my computer to be most effecient again




What NEXT!!!!!
SHould be a simple transfer of info?




My Distribution is Unbuntu


Gutsy Gibbon


How do I delete the data on the Hard Drive the 1nternal 160 gb

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Old 08-04-2009, 04:06 AM   #2
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I recommend you move some of your data from the 160 GB drive to the 1 TB drive. If you'd like more info than that, you will need to give us more info to work off of.
Code:
df -h
By the way, why did you feel the need to bold your entire post?
 
Old 08-04-2009, 04:16 AM   #3
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Also, post output of

top -bn1 | head -20
 
Old 08-04-2009, 04:21 AM   #4
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Also, post output of

top -bn1 | head -20
Er... forgive me, but why? What's that got to do with how to move his data around?
 
Old 08-04-2009, 04:31 AM   #5
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Hello Wyatt Tuttle Brazil?
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So i want my computer to be most effecient again
Does that mean you want to minimise power consumption and so want to remove the 160 GB disk?

Best

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Old 08-04-2009, 04:37 AM   #6
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Does that mean you want to minimise power consumption and so want to remove the 160 GB disk?
Wow, I missed that entirely. Let's see what he comes back with.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 06:41 AM   #7
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Er... forgive me, but why? What's that got to do with how to move his data around?
I just wanted to know, what processes are running for a long time. You, never know they might using any particular file which could be eating all the space.
I have faced this problem, so just asked it for a thought.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 08:27 AM   #8
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I just wanted to know, what processes are running for a long time. You, never know they might using any particular file which could be eating all the space.
I have faced this problem, so just asked it for a thought.
Nice bit of "thinking outside the box" Vikas
 
Old 08-04-2009, 02:28 PM   #9
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The best would be to wait until Wyatt Tuttle actually tell use *exactly* what does he want to do.

The procedure will be entirely different if he wants to replace the driver or if he wants to just attach and mount it to start storing info.
 
Old 08-05-2009, 01:26 AM   #10
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Lightbulb ubuntu

what kinds of other info do you need to help me resolve a problem



i just want to put all the old data onto the external from the internal drive


is it possible to


then make the internal cleaned back to minimal room on the device?




i made this bold so it would be noticed

thanks
 
Old 08-05-2009, 01:37 AM   #11
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Cool brazil

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Hello Wyatt Tuttle Brazil?Does that mean you want to minimise power consumption and so want to remove the 160 GB disk?

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hahah kind of
 
Old 08-05-2009, 01:38 AM   #12
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Cool

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hahah kind of
I want 0 Space on the Internal Hard Drive

It is 99 percent full

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Originally Posted by i92guboj View Post
The best would be to wait until Wyatt Tuttle actually tell use *exactly* what does he want to do.

The procedure will be entirely different if he wants to replace the driver or if he wants to just attach and mount it to start storing info.
i want my drive to go from 99 percent full to about 20 percent full

like delete

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hahah kind of
the newer drive (external
is dc power

i would like to allocate space on the internal drive

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I just wanted to know, what processes are running for a long time. You, never know they might using any particular file which could be eating all the space.
I have faced this problem, so just asked it for a thought.
python,x session, vino, trash applets,ssh agent, nautalis, gnome apps bluetooth

all currently sleeping

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Wow, I missed that entirely. Let's see what he comes back with.
not worried about power usage

Last edited by jschiwal; 08-05-2009 at 10:15 PM.
 
Old 08-05-2009, 02:24 AM   #13
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Okay, first off, no need for six posts in 20 minutes. Write one post, think about whether it's everything you need to say before you submit, and if you need to add something, there's an edit button for a reason. Also no need for bold; that's like posting a sign outside your office that says you need help and then shouting at the people who come in to ask what's up.

As for your actual problem, we gave you two commands and asked for their output. I'd still like to see `df -h`, as that might make it obvious where your storage is being used and how to rearrange your data. You were also asked for `top -bn1 | head -n 20`, and while you did clearly look into that, it's a bad idea to do anything other than post the exact output from these commands. Get back to us with this and we can try to figure out what you need to move around to do this.

Edit: Make that seven posts. Seriously, collect your thoughts before you post.
 
Old 08-05-2009, 10:18 PM   #14
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Wyatt Tuttle: I merged several of your consecutive posts. As karamarisan suggested, if you have additional information, you can edit your post instead of reposting. Also, watch the amount of vertical white space you are using and please stop using bold type except for parts of a sentence that need to be emphasized.

Last edited by jschiwal; 08-05-2009 at 10:19 PM.
 
Old 08-06-2009, 12:46 AM   #15
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Thumbs up df -h and top -bn1 | head -n 20

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Originally Posted by karamarisan View Post
Okay, first off, no need for six posts in 20 minutes. Write one post, think about whether it's everything you need to say before you submit, and if you need to add something, there's an edit button for a reason. Also no need for bold; that's like posting a sign outside your office that says you need help and then shouting at the people who come in to ask what's up.

As for your actual problem, we gave you two commands and asked for their output. I'd still like to see `df -h`, as that might make it obvious where your storage is being used and how to rearrange your data. You were also asked for `top -bn1 | head -n 20`, and while you did clearly look into that, it's a bad idea to do anything other than post the exact output from these commands. Get back to us with this and we can try to figure out what you need to move around to do this.

Edit: Make that seven posts. Seriously, collect your thoughts before you post.
df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hdc1 5.7G 5.3G 65M 99% /
varrun 506M 120K 506M 1% /var/run
varlock 506M 0 506M 0% /var/lock
udev 506M 96K 506M 1% /dev
devshm 506M 0 506M 0% /dev/shm
lrm 506M 34M 472M 7% /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/volatile



top -bn1 | head -n 20

top - 21:41:15 up 19 min, 2 users, load average: 0.08, 1.24, 1.56
Tasks: 125 total, 1 running, 124 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 8.0%us, 0.9%sy, 0.2%ni, 32.7%id, 58.1%wa, 0.1%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st
Mem: 1034864k total, 662996k used, 371868k free, 99152k buffers
Swap: 0k total, 0k used, 0k free, 276412k cached

PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
1 root 25 0 2948 1856 532 S 0.0 0.2 0:00.95 init
2 root 11 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 kthreadd
3 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 migration/0
4 root 34 19 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 ksoftirqd/0
5 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 watchdog/0
6 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 events/0
7 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 khelper
26 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 kblockd/0
27 root 20 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 kacpid
28 root 20 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 kacpi_notify
118 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 kseriod
141 root 21 0 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 pdflush
142 root 15 0 0 0 0 S 0.0 0.0 0:00.01 pdflush
 
  


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