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Old 07-04-2003, 12:19 PM   #1
bigmember
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Disk Space Problem


I partitioned a 10 GB [about] section of my HDD for Mandrake and installed it. I chose to install EVERYTHING I could. Because I am new to linux I figured that I would go that route so that when I tried to install or sompile anything, I would have all of the dependencies. That assumption was very wrong.

But, the problem that I am having is that I am running out of HD space. I have not downloaded 7 GB of stuff so where did my space go?

Here is my fstab:
/dev/hdb7 / ext3 defaults 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0
none /mnt/cdrom supermount dev=/dev/scd0,fs=auto,ro,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850 0 0
none /mnt/cdrom2 supermount dev=/dev/hdd,fs=auto,ro,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850 0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=auto,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850 0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/win_c ntfs iocharset=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
/dev/hdb5 /mnt/win_c2 ntfs iocharset=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
/dev/hda5 /mnt/win_d ntfs iocharset=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
/dev/hdb6 /mnt/win_d2 ntfs iocharset=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hdb8 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/cd /mnt/cdrecorder auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0


here is my df:
Filesystem Used Available Use Mounted on
/dev/hdb7 8700448 110064 99% /
/dev/hda1 4600664 5761228 45% /mnt/win_c
/dev/hdb5 12799772 5634780 70% /mnt/win_c2
/dev/hda5 27066632 1641488 95% /mnt/win_d
/dev/hdb6 10043476 358576 97% /mnt/wind_2

I don't have much media on my linux drive (hdb7) and don't have many large files. I just don't know where my space went. After I nstalled mandrake i was using about 3.5gb. Can someone help??

Dave
 
Old 07-04-2003, 12:29 PM   #2
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try something like...
Code:
cd /
du --max-depth=1
to see where all the space is, try then changing to the offending directry and trying that again.. track down where all the space is.
 
Old 07-04-2003, 12:41 PM   #3
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this is what i get

$ du: '.' : Input/output error

thanks
 
  


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