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Old 01-28-2006, 10:03 PM   #1
learner01
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Logged out saying disk is full ...


I tried logging in my linux as root and after 10 sec the screen came up saying u hav been logged out either because u logged out urself or because the disk is full.

Clicking on details said : Try solving the problem thro' failsafe.

Any ideas? How do i get into failsafe option and what shud i look there for?
 
Old 01-29-2006, 02:22 AM   #2
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on your grub menu edit your boot options, and add "1" to the end of the line. then boot and you'll be logged in as root instantly. then use df to see what is full up. if you have a seperate /home then it'll probably be that. if you weren't wise enough to create one, then it's probably / itself that's full. i normally use a command line "du -h --max-depth=1" from / to get a usage per directory. then cd into directories using a lot of space and run it again. this easily helps you narrow down where the space has gone.
 
  


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