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Old 05-31-2007, 03:45 AM   #1
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total free space is different than actual

I am using Redhat linux4.

I have mounted /database in /dev/sdb which has disk storage size of 32 GB.
'/database' has content of about 12.7 GB but the free size it is showing is 4.2 GB

Due to this I could not create a tablespace in oracle10g which is of about 13 GB.

Before I had made tablespaces but already deleted as I have made totally new oracle10g installation after clearing the whole space.

Please any help to free out the space not in used..
Old 05-31-2007, 06:39 PM   #2
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Do you have more than one partition on /dev/sdb?
fdisk -l

df -h
will show you drive size, used, and available.

ls -a -l
will show you the files and size in a directory. Including hidden files.

will remove unwanted files.

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Old 06-04-2007, 01:48 AM   #3
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thanks a lot.

but i reformatted the partion and i did everything from scratch.


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