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Old 11-21-2003, 03:46 PM   #1
1beb
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mdk 9.2 user directory using all the free space on partition?


It seems that I cannot download any more files, for some reason my home user directory is full,

I just recently installed Mandrake Linux 9.2 and my /usr/beb/ directory is using up all the space on the partition that I have made for linux, however, it doesn't have anything in it! I have MAXIMUM 15MB's sitting in the folder but now when I try to download something it tells me that I must remove some files becuase the directory is full... but nothing is there!

Regards and TIA,

1beb

Distro: Mandrake Linux 9.2
System: Dell Inspiron 4150, 1.7 P4-mobile, 256 MB RAM, ATI Radeon 7500

30GB HDD:

Partioning:
C:13 GB ( NTFS )
LinuxMain: 10GB ( EXT3 )
LinuxSwap: 512 MB (SWAP)
WinLinShare: (FAT32) ( so I can share files and writeable directories between windows and linux )
 
Old 11-21-2003, 03:53 PM   #2
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Post the output of:

$ df -h

That will list all the mounted partitions that linux sees, their size and %used, at least as linux sees it.
 
Old 11-21-2003, 03:58 PM   #3
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Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part5
9.5G 9.0G 0 100% /
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
13G 5.0G 8.1G 39% /mnt/win_c
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part7
4.9G 2.0G 3.0G 40% /mnt/win_d

That's impossible though... I couldn't be using 9GB! There is nothing there to constitute 9GB! In fact my main problem is that my usr/beb directory when I right click and look at properties, it says that the usr 'beb' directory is using 6.7GB, but when I look for things in that users files... there isn't anything there that could even come close to 6.7 GB
 
Old 11-21-2003, 05:11 PM   #4
1beb
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Yeah, that was wierd... now I'm back to normal!

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part5
9.5G 2.3G 6.7G 26% /
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
13G 5.0G 8.1G 39% /mnt/win_c
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part7
4.9G 2.0G 3.0G 40% /mnt/win_d
[beb@localhost beb]$

Can anyone explain that? All I did was restart and type that df -h command?

Regards,

1beb
 
Old 11-21-2003, 11:07 PM   #5
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No clue why that happened. If you haven't done so already, you may want to install all the updates.
 
Old 11-21-2003, 11:10 PM   #6
1beb
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Yeah, I agree it was really wierd... and also, that began happening AFTER I updated... but there are no more 'normal updates' that are available only security fixes... c'est la vie... I'm having other problems too but I have a friend that's willing to help, but I'll post my questions and his solutions ( if they work ) in this forum...

Thanks for your help,

Regards,

1beb
 
  


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