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Old 04-10-2006, 07:30 AM   #1
joecool118
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disk stats not updating after deletion of file.. disk full


All,

System:
Arch Distro 7.1
2.6.15
Perl 5.8.8
Supermicro 1U Server
80GB ATA, 1GB RAM, P4 2.0GHz

History,

Few Days ago the disk stated it was full..

Checked "df -h" and "/home" is 100% of 22GB..

So I ran "du -sh *" on "/home" after going threw
the dirs I found the offending Files.. Deleted them..
Now the disk still states "full 100%"..

Another problem...

Also, It seems after I delete the file and check
"df -h" the drive slowly fills back up.. I believe
this is a buffer writing to disk however I cannot
find it..

Troubleshooting..

I have not rebooted and choose not to unless needed...
I have Killed all process that *could* write to the drive..
However no luck..


Any Ideas,

Joe
 
Old 04-10-2006, 08:45 AM   #2
Kirmonkey
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This may be a daft answer on my part but have you emptied the wastebasket?

It may be a hidden folder in your /home directory.

Hope this helps...
 
Old 04-10-2006, 12:23 PM   #3
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if you think something is still riting to home, you could look to see what has open files in /home... if X is running the list may be quite extensive.. with X shut down the list is much more manageable.

lsof /home
 
  


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