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Ubuntu server mount device issue [closed]

i have ubuntu server and can not figure out with my space Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 8.0G 7.8G 0 100% / udev 3.7G 8.0K 3.7G 1% /dev tmpfs ...
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Why is my available disk space so low? [closed]

I'm trying to check the free disk space on a virtual CentOS server (6 GB RAM, 400 GB disk space, 3x CPU) This is the output of df -hT: Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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linux max disk size

I have a linux server with sda to host the OS (Ubuntu 7.04, ext3 filesystem) and sdb,sdc,sdd,sde 1TB each to be on a raid 1 for saving data. I need to get rid of the raid and I wanna swap it for a 4TB ...
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Missing over 100GB of Space on sda1 RHEL

I have a server setup with a RAID 5 using (3) 500GB drives, 1 as a spare so unused in the RAID. So in my mind i start out with 990GB with the RAID 5 in place. When looking at DF or the built in disk ...
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102 views

How to use all disk space on preinstalled Linux [closed]

I ordered dedicated server with Linux Debian Wheezy preinstalled with "Paralles Plesk Panel". Provider states I have 2x1TB drives. Yet my avaible disk space is just 100GB. Do I lack a partition? I ...
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Space of logical volume doesn't match space of filesystem

I have a server running CentOS 6.4. After installation, I had two logical volumes, /dev/VolGroup/lv_home and /dev/VolGroup/lv_root. I then deleted the lv_home and added the free space to lv_root. So ...
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How to limit du output to a specific user?

I need to help a specific user, say alice, free up some disk space; but not all the user's files are in his home directory; many are in directories shared with other users. I'd like to have something ...
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1answer
76 views

Correctly predicting the amount of disk usage with find/ls/stat and df?

I'm trying to programatically calculate the number of files that can fit on a drive. The drive uses LUKS/ext4 and has a block size of 4096. Below is a df printout of the drive. Filesystem ...
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PostgreSQL 8.1 out of space and stopped, data directory is empty

I used PostgreSQL 8.1 on Gentoo/Linux 2.6.14r5. My db server's disk space looks like below: db postgresql # df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 ...
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Redistributing disk space on a linux distro

# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 4.6G 4.6G 0 100% / tmpfs 464M 0 464M 0% /lib/init/rw varrun 464M 96K ...
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df vs du. Is my disk really full?

Strange problem... Why i have full / partition used, but it's not really used? Fast info: xwing ~ # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 16G 15G 75M 100% / ...
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No more diskspace on server [duplicate]

after some wrong php code was exceuted on one of our servers, which tried to open up a file which didn't exist, we ended up with huge apache log files which weren't configured yet to rotate. We just ...
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Map linux folders by size

I have AWS linux instance, Currently there are many folders in the instance. I would like to map all the folders and their size, so i could come back in 1 month and check which folder occupy high ...
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No space left on device prevents login

It seems that when you run out of disk space all remote logins are prevented [I'm using Red Hat 4.4]. Apparently this is because all non-superuser logins have to write to /var/log/auth.log This is a ...
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Allocating Disk Space in a Linux VM

So, currently on a server I have a Fedora VM for an end user who remotes in. Unannounced to me, it was overfilled with data, and now has no more disk space. At this point, it crashed about a minute ...
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SSD suddenly full

Today the hard drive of our server was suddenly full. The disk usage always stayed around 50 % in the weeks and months before (old data is regularly expunged from the server). I deleted 10 GB of ...
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Out of Disk Space, /mnt/hgfs to blame?

I'm running a Centos VM in VMWare Fusion 5.x. The VM is running a file transfer server and the files being sent are stored on a disk shared from the host, /mnt/hgfs/Aspera. It looks like the file ...
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Web-based disk space visualizer

I have a number of Linux webservers for which I'd like to track where disk space is going and keep disk space to a minimum. Typically I login on SSH and use du to find out where disk space is wasted ...
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1answer
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Linux missing disk space

I have KVM vps with strange disk usage: # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb 493G 1.2G 466G 1% / tmpfs 4.0G 0 4.0G 0% ...
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df -h overreports disk space on VPS

When I run the command df -h on my new Ubuntu linux vServer I get the following: # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/hdv1 466G 33G 434G 7% / none ...
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No space left on device — but there is space

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04.1 server in a VMware virtualized environment that has a strange issue. Twice now, at seemingly random times, the machine has suddenly been unable to write to the root ...
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Linux data storage and partitioning

In the following output of df -h you can see that i have added a new hard drive(/dev/hdd1) and have mounted as /hdd1. My question is if I start dumping data to /opt will that data be mounted in /hdd1 ...
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Cross-platform, human-readable, du on root partition that truly ignores other filesystems

Edit 09/20/2012 I made this way too complicated before. I believe that these commands are actually the simpler way, while still formatting everything nicely. RHEL 5 du -x / | sort -n |cut ...
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Linux disk usage analyser that acts like symlinks are real files

I am using git-annex, an extension to the DVCS git, which is designed for handling large files. It makes heavy use of symlinks. The actual large files are moved to the .git/annex directory and the ...
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205 views

Disabling email capabilities on dedicated server

I have a dedicated server that doesn't need to use email on any account, and I found that the disk is getting full often. I use to fix it removing domlogs and some apache logs but now that didn't ...
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1answer
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Home directory filling up on ubuntu

I have a dedicated ubuntu server that hosts a rails web app. It has 2.9TB free in the home directory, which is where I host the app (for convenience sake). We host video so the home directory was ...
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783 views

Can't figure out why hard drive is full [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what is using up all the space on my / partition? No Free disk space so I have 2 hard drives in my server, one main one that is 10gb and then a ...
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Building right system for my needs [closed]

I will be providing "File-Hosting" service and I need something that works with me along the line and allow the project to expand. At first I was thinking about one big server with RAID 5 as a ...
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851 views

Linux server's disk full

I use WinSCP to upload my website's pages to a remote Ubuntu Linux server (VPS xen hosting). When I copy a file, it is written in the server with size=0. When I checked the free disk space: df -h I ...
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546 views

No Space left on device - Fedora 15

I am running Fedora15 and have the following message: No space left on device when saving files, unzipping etc.. I check my disk usage and got the following result: [root@aquanes mapper]# df -k ...
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CentOS 5 in VirtualBox 4.1 shows 0 as disk free space

I just installed a brand new centos 5.8 64bit on virtualbox 4.1.10 with guest additions installed I gave it a dynamically allocated 8gb hard drive. It is currently using only 3.9gb of that. However, ...
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Linux server out of space

I have been asked this question in two consecutive interviews, but after some research and checking with various systems administrators I haven't received a good answer. I am wondering if somebody can ...
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1answer
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Centos server disk usage not matched?

Not sure why but the result from two command below are not matched. I am trying to identify which folder use that much disk space. Looks to me only 2.5G is used, but DF says 592G is used. [root@w10 ...
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Best way to prevent the root system filling up when a mount fails?

We have an internal web server (virtualized, hosting ReviewBoard, but not super relevant) and we have a relatively consistent failure mode with failed NFS mounts causing / to fill up. Distro is Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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How do I get Bamboo's disk usage under control?

Here's the scenario: Our source code is on Github. We run Bamboo (2.7.3 currently) on a Linux server here at work. We have several builds that are farmed out to remote agents (for example, to build ...
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Disk Usage is increasing rapidly, fixed after Server restart

It was suggested to me that this may be the case: Sometimes it happens that you still have a file handle open to a file that has been deleted. df -ht shows the disk usage increasing rapidly - like ...
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disk space overhead in ext4

I'd like to know if there's some rule (or formula) I can apply to find out how much of disk space will be used by the filesystem in an ext4 partition. for example, in a partition of 100 GB, how much ...
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Disk full, du tells different. How to further investigate?

I have a SCSI disk in a server (hardware Raid 1), 32G, ext3 filesytem. df tells me that the disk is 100% full. If I delete 1G this is correctly shown. However, if I run a du -h -x / then du tells me ...
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Easiest way to automatically check EC2 disk space and be alerted if it is running low?

Running the Amazon Linux AMI. It seems that CloudWatch does not check for free disk space. I have a number of servers and ideally don't want to have to configure each one with a mail server, script to ...
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Re-allocate space in partitions without losing data

Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/md0 1829037 1745454 0 100% / tmpfs 255940 0 255940 0% /lib/init/rw udev ...
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How to mount space in /dev/sda2

I have EC2 instance running, executing command df -h in the putty i get the following result Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9.9G 9.4G 11M 100% / tmpfs ...
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Moving/Adding Additional Swap Location - Redhat 5

OK, here's what's going on. I've got a RedHat 5 server with a swap partition (/dev/sda3) that's 3GB. For some reason swap memory is still being taken up on / (/dev/sda2), and fills up the drive on ...
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1answer
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my debian server running on a VM is missing 6 gigabytes

brain:/# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 9.2G 8.6G 151M 99% / tmpfs 136M 0 136M 0% /lib/init/rw udev 10M ...
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Linux shows much less disk space then summary of all disks

I have a CentOS server with 4 disks, each with 1TB that totals to 3.636 TB of usable space (according to http://www.jonathanlaliberte.com/2007/12/18/calculating-actual-hard-disk-space/). But the ...
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how to detect a process which is continuosly eating the disk space

on our linux system (suse), one of the partition is nfs-mounted and some process is continuously eating the disk space in it, leaving behind zero bytes to write. How can I figure out this process or ...
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How to add disk space to /var/www for my websites?

I did $ df -h and it threw this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 9.7G 1.7G 7.6G 18% / /dev/md2 683G 211M 649G 1% /home tmpfs ...
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Linux server disc full, but it's not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No free disk space I have a linux server, which is reporting as having it's disk full, but as far as I can tell- the disk is not full, a df -h shows this: ...
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df in linux not showing correct free space after file removal

I have file servers which are used to store files. Files might reside there for a week, or for a year. Unfortunately, when I remove files from the server, df command doesnt reflect the freed up space, ...
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3answers
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how to use du to see files greater than a threshold size

I am having a few situations to which I do not see any thing in du man pages. 1) I want to see files in a sub directory which are larger than a particular size only. 2) I use du -sh > du_output.txt I ...
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Disk space not freed on ext3/raid1 after deleting

I have two 120 GB disks in a software raid1 array (i.e. mirrored), showing as /dev/md2. There's an ext3 filesystem on top of this, mounted at /. # uname -a Linux svnserv 2.6.26-2-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jun ...