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Old 11-12-2003, 07:54 PM   #1
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Harddisk filled-up after removing file


I deleted one .xsessionerror in my home directory. Before doing that I checked the harddisk space with "df". After deleting the file (either with "rm" or "[shift]+[delete]), I found that the harddisk free space getting less than before I deleted the file. Why it happened to be so? Where the deleted item went to? I could find where was it. It was not in /var or /temp.
Old 11-12-2003, 10:13 PM   #2
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My wild guess would be that the filesystem somehow got corrupted. Try running fsck. You will need to unmount whatever you run fsck on.


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