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Old 06-28-2012, 09:12 AM   #1
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No hard disk space where I have 150gb unused in /dev/sda5


I am running on fedora 13 (dont ask me why!)and when ever I am switching on my computer it tells me there is only 1gb left on the computer. but when I check /dev/sda5 has about 150gb free space. How do I claim this space?
 
Old 06-28-2012, 09:18 AM   #2
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If you open a terminal window and enter
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df -h
what does that show you?
 
Old 06-28-2012, 09:18 AM   #3
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Could you provide the output of the following commands?
df -h
fdisk -l

as /dev/sda5 is a partition and we have no idea about the filesystem(s) created or not created on it
 
Old 06-29-2012, 12:07 AM   #4
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df -h output
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda5 151G 8.5G 135G 6% /
tmpfs 990M 520K 989M 1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda1 194M 23M 162M 13% /boot
/dev/sda2 77G 72G 1.9G 98% /home
 
Old 06-29-2012, 12:09 AM   #5
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fdisk -l output
Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250000000000 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30394 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000080

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 26 204800 83 Linux
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 26 10225 81920000 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 10225 10388 1310720 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda4 10388 30395 160703488 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 10388 30395 160702464 83 Linux
 
Old 06-29-2012, 12:50 AM   #6
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Can you post the exact error message for "it tells me there is only 1gb left "?
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:04 AM   #7
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/home is 77Gig, 72Gig used, you either have a lot of data, Downloads or refuse to empty trash.

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After examining your / has a lot of space, but your /home is getting full, either get rid of unnecessary files or resize using live-cd

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Old 06-29-2012, 02:09 AM   #8
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The message is "The volume 'home' has only 1.8gb disk space remaining. You can free some space by removing removing programs or files or by moving files to another disk or partion"
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:12 AM   #9
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/home is 77Gig, 72Gig used, you either have a lot of data, Downloads or refuse to empty trash.

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After examining your / has a lot of space, but your /home is getting full, either get rid of unnecessary files or resize using live-cd
@ Eddy Yes my home is the one which is full but my hard disk is around 250gb. In this case I am only using 78gb of that. I want to use the whole lot
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:14 AM   #10
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If everything on /home is important use gparted-live & shrink sda2 from the right, move sda3 to the left, grow extended sda4 to the left, then grow sda5 to left filling sda4
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:14 AM   #11
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You can find out what's taking mob space using du -sh /dev/sda5
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:18 AM   #12
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@ Eddy Yes my home is the one which is full but my hard disk is around 250gb. In this case I am only using 78gb of that. I want to use the whole lot
Ireally don't think you have a use for 151 Gig /
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:21 AM   #13
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output du -sh /dev/sda5

0 /dev/sda5
 
Old 06-29-2012, 02:25 AM   #14
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http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php/
 
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Sorry du -sh /dev/sda5/*
 
  


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