[mythtv-users] Disk space is not freed from deleted recording until mythbackend exits
oneillji at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 01:05:46 UTC 2006
> When you delete a file in *NIX, if it is still open, the directory entry is
> removed but the space cannot be used until the file is closed. (And if
> there are hardlinks to it, those need to be removed also.) So no NEW apps
> can see it or open it, but the space is still used because the program that
> has it open can still read/write/etc to it.
Out of curiosity, is there a Linux command or utility that displays all
files open on the system and would this work for files that are open but
have been deleted?
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