[mythtv-users] Myth causing root partition to fill up???
jacob at heider.homelinux.net
Fri Aug 25 20:48:14 UTC 2006
On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 12:30:32PM -0400, Stephen Sassman wrote:
> I'm not sure if myth is causing the problem. df says that my root partition
> is full (500MB). I have four seperate partitions on the drive (/, /usr,
> /var, and /home). However, du indicates that only ~100MB are in use. So du
> and df dissagree. Video is being stored on a SEPERATE drive so that is not
> the problem. I understand that this can be caused by an app not releasing an
> unused inode, but rebooting does not solve the problem. Anyone else had a
> this problem with myth??
Not with myth, but whenever du and df disagree, it is usually because some
process is holding open a (large) deleted file. Try:
lsof | grep eleted
(sorry, don't remember if it's Deleted or deleted) and restart or kill
whatever is holding file open.
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