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Re: ext2 problem



On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 02:32:02PM -0400, Alan R.Becker wrote:
> Hello all,
> I know this question is (strictly speaking) off topic, 
> but if someone could at least point me in the right 
> direction, I would be most grateful.
> 
> I have an older system (RH 6.2, overdue for upgrade) with 
> an ext2 partition that was pushing 99% filled.	I did some 
> space recovery and I have it down to around 90% utilization 
> now.  I have rebooted the unit, and brought it up 
> single-user and also booted it under a "Tom's 
> rootboot" disk, and e2fsck reports that the 
> partition is clean.  
> 
> The problem:  anything trying to create a file fails 
> with a message about "no space on device"
> 
> I assume that something important didn't get updated 
> at some point, and that something needs to be rebuilt or 
> recovered.  Any recommendations for the tool or method?

Are you out of inodes? I know you said you deleted some files, but do a "df
-i" on the filesystem just to be sure.

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