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Old 04-13-2005, 11:10 PM   #1
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when will heppen if the / directory is full

the below is my df result , if the "/ " directory is full ( 100 % usage ) , what will heppen ? will the system be crashed ? thx

Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda6 31% /
/dev/sda1 8% /boot
none 20 /dev/shm
/dev/sda8 8% /tmp
/dev/sda2 45% /usr
/dev/sda5 29% /usr/home
/dev/sda7 26% /var
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No, the system will not crash. There is a "root reserve" on hard drives (unless you alter it with tune2fs). As a result, even when user applications fail because they can no longer allocate blocks, the root user/processes will still have considerable available space.


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