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Old 04-20-2003, 05:04 AM   #1
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ext3 no free space even if there is

Hi, I have a very strange error:

On my 100GB partition I do have free space but look what `df` says:

[root@localhost root]# df -ha
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda1 4.9G 4.1G 478M 90% /
none 0 0 0 - /proc
usbdevfs 0 0 0 - /proc/bus/usb
none 0 0 0 - /dev/pts
none 252M 0 252M 0% /dev/shm
/dev/hdb1 39G 20G 19G 52% /hdb1_disk
/dev/hda2 4.9G 3.9G 1.1G 80% /hda2_disk
/dev/hda3 101G 99G 0 100% /hda3_disk

I cannot copy anything to this partition in nautilus coz it says that i have no free space even thoe standard `cp` works ok.

Any clues?
Old 04-20-2003, 10:26 AM   #2
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It does seem odd - what file system are you using?

Try unmounting it then running fsck on it to see if there are any errors.
Old 04-20-2003, 11:33 AM   #3
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i do fsck.ext3 -p /dev/hda3 and the filesystem is clean.
that's weir. I'm using ext3 as stated in the topic headline


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