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Re: ext3 device reported to be 100% full, but we do not know where?



On Jul 23, 2002  07:50 +0200, Michael Hoennig wrote:
> We have a strange problem with ext3.  df reports 28 of 30 GB to be used
> (rest may be slack) which it calls 100% used.  But with du we can only
> find 13 GB, most of it actually in pretty large files (archives).  Where
> are the other 17 GB gone?

Either in hidden directories, or files held open but unlinked.  To find
the former, you could try:

find <root> -type d -name ".*" ! -name "."

To find the latter, use "lsof | grep deleted"

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/





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