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Re: Filled up the filesystem. How?



On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 01:06 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 6/8/05, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists uni-x org> wrote:
> > Am Di, den 07.06.2005 schrieb Dotan Cohen um 23:39:
> > 
> > > Last week I wrote that I somehow filled 7 out of 10 megs in my linux
> > > partition. Today that last bit was filled- I am at 100% capacity.
> > >
> > > I cannot download email or create new files. What could be the cause
> > > of this? Where should I look for bloat? What can I delete?
> > >
> > > Dotan
> > 
> > This can easily be happen if log files fill very quickly. I.e. if you
> > have Apache running, a fault in your page and quite some hits, the
> > error_log can grow rapidly. So watch out for large log files.
> > 
> > Alexander
> > 
> > 
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> > Fedora Core 2 GNU/Linux on Athlon with kernel 2.6.11-1.27_FC2smp
> > Serendipity 23:54:54 up 14 days, 22:32, load average: 0.38, 0.53, 0.49
> > 
> > 
> > BodyID:69189987.2.n.logpart (stored separately)
> > 
> > 
> 
> /var/logs is 23 megs (same as last week) 
> /var is 1.3 gigs (same as last week)
> /usr is 3.7 gigs (same as last week)
> /proc is 480 megs (same as last week)
> 
> I only checked those because those were the biggies last week. The
> system is so slow now that it takes a long time for it to caculate
> those values. Where else should I look?
> 
> Dotan
> 
> 
hey dotan -  have you checked the size and how many files are in /tmp?
i've seen systems do that when some dolt program creates and doesn't
clean up tons of files in /tmp

john


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