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Old 08-04-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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root directory running low on space


my root directory is at 98%... it was at 88% this morning, and not much is running on the weekends... this is a backup server running a dataguard oracles standby db. the os is oel 5.8 64bit.... need some help in trying to figure out what files are consuming space....
the root directory is 500gb ??

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Old 08-04-2012, 08:53 PM   #2
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The most straight forward way is

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du -sx /* | sort -n
Then just keep tracing it through until you find which subdirectory(ies) is/are consuming all of your space.
 
Old 08-04-2012, 11:09 PM   #3
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what is a kcore file ??
 
Old 08-04-2012, 11:12 PM   #4
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Check your /var directory
 
Old 08-04-2012, 11:50 PM   #5
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what is a kcore file ??
Googling "kcore" would have helped:

http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7004153
http://www.unixguide.net/linux/faq/04.16.shtml
 
  


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