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Old 10-23-2004, 02:20 PM   #1
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Disk space usage 100% on /


Hi

I was today copying much of avi and mpg files from a dvd and another partition to a large fat32 partition mounted on /fat32. There were no error messages displayed whatsoever. Later, I noticed the files that I just copied weren't there on /fat32/. So, I thought "hmm.. maybe I just screwed up the command somehow" and started searching the files.

I haven't found them, but, when searching them I noticed the disk usage of / was 100%. ...what? I have examined all the directories using the "du" command and haven't found any exceptionally large directories. I can't write on the partition because it's "full".

I just searched this forum and found one thread about an ext3 bug that could cause something like this..

See for yourself(df -h): (the language is finnish )

Tiedostojärjestelmä Koko Käyt Vapaa Käy% Liitospiste
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part1
20G 19G 0 100% /
/dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
149G 16K 149G 1% /fat32
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part7
35G 4,2G 31G 13% /home
/dev/ide/host2/bus1/target0/lun0/part1
9,8G 32K 9,8G 1% /mnt/fat32
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
20G 4,3G 16G 22% /mnt/win_c
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part5
55G 23G 33G 41% /mnt/win_d
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part6
20G 9,5G 8,9G 52% /usr
/dev/ide/host2/bus1/target0/lun0/part5
174G 64G 102G 39% /wd
/dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0/cd
4,3G 4,3G 0 100% /mnt/cdrom2
 
Old 10-23-2004, 11:02 PM   #2
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try ckfs to see if you have some lost+found problems or inode errors. I can't help with ext3, i'm using rieserfs on mine. But maybe ckfs will help
 
Old 10-24-2004, 01:00 AM   #3
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try this command: 'du -h / --max-depth=1' ... it should give you easy overwiev of what is hogging this space.
 
Old 10-24-2004, 03:39 AM   #4
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As you can see, there's no exceptionally big directories:

27G /mnt (windows partitions mounted here)
9,4G /usr (has own partition)
4,1G /home (has own partition)
0 /dev
19M /etc
1,4M /tmp
193M /var
523M /root
897M /proc
31M /boot
9,6M /sbin
361M /lib
5,6M /bin
8,0K /initrd
88K /opt
0 /sys
520K /udev
4,0K /media
4,0K /srv
64G /wd (has own partition)
4,0K /lost+found
16K /fat32 (has own partition)
106G /
 
Old 10-24-2004, 05:09 AM   #5
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well looks like somethign in the root directory itself. iso images??
 
Old 10-24-2004, 07:45 AM   #6
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try

Code:
du -kx |egrep -v "\~./.+/" |sort -n
it will list the largest files last

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Old 10-24-2004, 11:03 AM   #7
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106G in the / looks like there is a huge file in there, ls -lA show anything... grr, what is the sort command....
 
  


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