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
20G 19G 0 100% /
149G 16K 149G 1% /fat32
35G 4,2G 31G 13% /home
9,8G 32K 9,8G 1% /mnt/fat32
20G 4,3G 16G 22% /mnt/win_c
55G 23G 33G 41% /mnt/win_d
20G 9,5G 8,9G 52% /usr
174G 64G 102G 39% /wd
4,3G 4,3G 0 100% /mnt/cdrom2