/ (root) partition full
chasecreek.systemhouse at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 14:10:48 UTC 2006
On 1/13/06, Gordon R. Keehn <gordonkeehn at netzero.net> wrote:
> Hi, Anyone
> Before we left for the Christmas holiday, I powered down my FC4 box.
> (My wife is paranoid that way.) KDiskFree showed my root partition a
> bit over 50% full. Within hours of starting it up again a few days ago,
> it was pushing 100%, and I haven't been able to find the culprit. The
> file system is reiserfs (I installed FC4 over an old SuSE distro), if
> that makes a difference. Has anyone run into this? Is there a tool I
> can use to report the space occupied by each folder, to try to identify
> the cause? I've deleted some old stuff from /var and /tmp, but that
> only recovered about 350 mB; I'm still missing some 5 gig.
> Gordon Keehn
There are scripts, sheell and or perl types, that are floating around
the Internet which will tell you what files may be hogging the disk --
as to why -- you will need to find the files first.
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