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Old 06-15-2005, 06:58 AM   #1
Ayman.mashal
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missing disk space


Hi all

i have a partision of 20 gb it was full i deleted some files (13 gb size) by rm command

but the partision still full and i cant see the file that i deleted !

the output of the DF command is :
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/cciss/c0d0p2 20G 19G 251M 99% /oracle

and the output of the du -hs /oracle is :
5.6G /oracle
also i can see that in the properties of the folder that its size is 5.6g

so where is the rest of the space ??
i also deleted the trash

another question is how can i empty the trash of a speceifec user from the command line ?

thanks
 
Old 06-15-2005, 12:50 PM   #2
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I'm not sure where you are seeing space missing - the df output shows 19Gb out of 20Gb available.

I'm nto sure what you mean about trash unless you are using some kind of GUI. Try deleting the contents of the user's ~/Desktop/Trash directory.
 
Old 06-16-2005, 02:11 AM   #3
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maybe i dont understand the output of these commands

but as you see df shows that the size is 20gb and the used is 19gb and the available is 251 m

while the du of the whole partition is 5.6 gb

and using the gnome Nautilus when i check the properties of the /oracle partition the used space is 5.6 gb
and the available space is 251 m
 
Old 06-16-2005, 02:50 AM   #4
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I'd fsck it and see...
 
Old 06-16-2005, 02:41 PM   #5
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Are you sure you don't have something else mounted below /oracle?

Can you post the output from:
dh -h
mount
 
  


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