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Old 02-16-2010, 05:08 AM   #1
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No space on root after large move operation


Ok, so I tried to move 2.7TB of data from my /var/webroot/ partition (4.5TB total in size). I left it to run over night, this morning when I came to check I saw that all data on / paratition is used up and no operations can be done because of the "no space left on device" message.
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Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/cciss/c0d0p7     911G  911G     0 100% /
tmpfs                 7.9G     0  7.9G   0% /lib/init/rw
udev                   10M  736K  9.3M   8% /dev
tmpfs                 7.9G     0  7.9G   0% /dev/shm
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1      37M   17M   19M  48% /boot
/dev/cciss/c0d0p6     2.0G   36M  1.9G   2% /tmp
/dev/cciss/c0d1       4.5T  1.7T  2.6T  39% /var/webroot/
durep -td 1 gives
Code:
2596.2G [############################# ]  99.32% var/
  17.0G [                              ]   0.65% proc/
 435.2M [                              ]   0.02% usr/
  78.4M [                              ]   0.00% lib/
  60.4M [                              ]   0.00% sys/
  44.1M [                              ]   0.00% root/
  16.2M [                              ]   0.00% boot/
  12.8M [                              ]   0.00% emul/
   6.9M [                              ]   0.00% sbin/
   4.5M [                              ]   0.00% bin/
   1.8M [                              ]   0.00% etc/
  12.5K [                              ]   0.00% dev/
   8.1K [                              ]   0.00% home/
    30b [                              ]   0.00% initrd.img
    27b [                              ]   0.00% vmlinuz
    20b [                              ]   0.00% lib32
     4b [                              ]   0.00% lib64
     0b [                              ]   0.00% media/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% mnt/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% srv/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% lost+found/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% selinux/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% tmp/
     0b [                              ]   0.00% opt/
I freed up several hundred MB from / but still the usage is at 100% and I cant free up any more space or complete the transfer ?
 
Old 02-16-2010, 06:05 AM   #2
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Where were you moving the data to ?
According to your listings, the only place big enough was the place you were moving it from.
I hope you have backups ...

If you can't log in as a single user and move the data back, you'll have to get a live cd and clean the root directory out like that. Put all the moved data back on the original drive.

Alan
 
  


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