[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD 5.4 weirdness

Marco Scoffier marco
Wed Jun 1 17:06:00 EDT 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 04:44:19PM -0400, Michael Shalayeff wrote:
>Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from Marco Scoffier:
>> New machine I have been slowly adding services to.  FreeBSD generic kernel.
>> Not in production yet, getting weird filesystem full errors.  
>> 109% full infact :
>> dial# df -h
>> Filesystem     Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
>> /dev/ad4s1a    248M     43M    185M    19%    /
>> devfs          1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
>> /dev/ad4s1e    248M     12K    228M     0%    /tmp
>> /dev/ad4s1f    9.7G    8.1G    784M    91%    /usr
>> /dev/ad4s1d    248M    248M    -20M   109%    /var
>> But /var is not so full: 
>you have an open but unlink(2)ed file somewhere.
>use fstat(1) or that other thing ... lsof!

Yep found it.  I had opened a huge log in vi in another xterm and
and forgot about the vi session then removed the huge log file. 

Thanks Mickey,


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