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Disk size and space detection

i'm running a server with debian stable : Linux myhostname 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 #1 SMP Tue Mar 8 00:01:30 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux It is running a nginx, mail server,ftp server and a mysql database. ...
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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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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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/dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root has no more space left?

We have a centos machine and the mysql is not starting and is due to space if full. Below is the df-h results. What best can be done in this situation? Add more hard disk ? Filesystem Size ...
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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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Ubuntu “No space left on device” for /home, df shows 100% full, ds shows much, much less [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux different size for df and du for root partition On an Ubuntu 12.04 server, normal users can no longer create or add to files in /home, encountering a "No space ...
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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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Determining disk space usage & file counts for extremely large data sets (any tricks?)

Long time reader, first time asker: I'm a junior-level Linux admin who's increasingly supporting very large data sets/stores on local & NFS storage. The data is generally in the form of massive ...
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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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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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Calculate disk space occupied by many .png files

I have 357 .png files located in different sub dirs of the current dir: settings# find . -name \*.png |wc -l 357 settings# find . -name \*.png | head ./assets/authenticationIcons/audio.png ...
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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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Got error 28 from storage engine (disk full) but my disk are not full

Basically MySQL is giving me many errors of "Got error 28 from storage engine" that means no more disk space is available. The output of df -h is: File system Dim. Usati Disp. Uso% ...
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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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Trouble extending disk space on CentOS 5 VM

So I am trying to extend the disk space on a VM of Centos5 running cPanel. Apparently my boss says this is easy but invariably I seem to have found a problem and cant seem to get it to play ball. ...
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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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Can I mount another drive to “/”, act like adding additional disk to “/”

System: Ubuntu Currently, the server has 50G disk, df output as below. Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/hda1 49448752 1445164 45491668 4% / ...
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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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Missing drive space in Server 2003

I have two drives used for SQL backups which for the last week have been acting strange - the free space indicated by windows is far off from what windirstat, etc indicates. There should only be about ...
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Mongodb local database files size/amount explodes

I have three replicasets for my shard, but I noticed that the local database on each replicaset-node has produced a lot of local.* datafiles. The disk where mongodb is storing the datafiles is ~50G in ...
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Server was ok for space on /, ran du -s, now server is at 100% usage on /

Our server running RHEL 4 apparently ran out of space today. It was working fine and I decided to run a du -s on an unused directory of files to see how much space we would free deleting it. Upon ...
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Extending virtual servers space by mounting a hard drive located in a different server

Is it somehow possible to extend one's webspace by connecting to a server which has more space? Lets say I have a remote server with a small disk, and a local server with plenty of free disk space. ...
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Figuring out what's filling up my hard disks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are good tools to show disk usage (for Windows)? In brief, I have a system with several hard disks, and although we install everything on the extra (internal) ...
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Calculating total file size by extension in shell

We have a set of directories containing lucene indexes. Each index is a mix of different file types (differentiated by extension) eg: 0/index/_2z6.frq 0/index/_2z6.fnm .. 1/index/_1sq.frq ...
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find the file space occupied in terms on the bytes per allocation unit on a local Machine

I am operating on a Windows 7 OS. I performed a chkdsk and i know that the cluster space/bytes per allocation unit is 4096 bytes. I scanned my hard disk using a JDiskReport and the report is in the ...
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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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How do I most efficiently store and serve 1,000,000+ small gziped files on a Linux web server?

I have large static content that I have to deliver via a Linux-based webserver. It is a set of over one million small, gzip files. 90% of the files are less than 1K and the remaining files are at most ...
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What should the total space be for 4 3TB Drives in RAID10 configuration?

I just configured 4 3TB drives in a RAID-10 configuration but the total disk space in the RAID is 4TB. I used the following guide to setup the RAID-10, RAID-10 Intall. Shouldn't the size if the ...
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Windows XP shows low disk space - WinDirStat shows 50GB <Unknown> entry

We run 12 Dell Optiplex 755 desktop computers. All of them have the exact same hardware and softawre, configured exactly the same. As such, they are all: running Windows XP on the same network ...
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determining disk space usage on plesk domain

I have an unix webserver runing Plesk control panel with several domains configured. Plesk is reporting that one of the domains is using 1129 mb of disk space, however, I can't seem to find what ...
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What capacities should have a hosting to support an average of 1000 registered users simultaneously? [closed]

How much RAM, Disk Space, Bandwidth, etc would be needed? It's just and aproximate. I have no idea how to do a real implementation of a web service and I'm not going to, but I have to write a SRS ...
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df showing wrong size on opensuse in brand new disk

I have just installed a new 2TB disk, but "df -h" shows only 1.8TB - total size, and 1.7TB of free space. I have not used the disk yet. I realized it after I ran "mke2fs -t ext4". Here are some ...
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System Volume Information Growing Uncontrollably

We have a small 12GB system drive on our Windows 2003 server, and after I freed up a couple GB, it continues to consume hard drive space. I used SpaceSniffer to help isolate the issue, and see that ...
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Disk space discrepency between chkdsk and Window Explorer

Our Windows Server 2003 server was setup with only 12GB on the C drive, therefore we now have disk space problems. Yesterday I freed up 1 Gb of space (by moving the pagefile to D), then came in this ...
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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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Howto resize Xen virtual host disk size on Debian?

I am using a loop device disk setup (not lvm) for Xen Debian (squeeze) guest systems on my Debian (squeeze) host system. I searched for a way of extending guest system disk size. I came accross ...
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how can i merge two partitions in two different servers in to one

I am using centos. I have having two servers with disk space 300 GB in each server. Is it possible to merge it and can be used as a single diskspace of 600gb
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How much disk space to install CentOS?

What is the minimum amount of diskspace a CentOS system, plus the java virtual machine, needs to be installed? Desktop interface is not needed.
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Decreasing Root Disk Size of an “EBS Boot” AMI on EC2

So I have followed Eric's wonderful article here: http://alestic.com/2009/12/ec2-ebs-boot-resize This was the code basically that helped me increase the default size of the AMI: ec2-run-sintances ...
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SQL Server database filled the hard drive and freeing up space isn't possible

I have a database in SQL Server 2008 on a 1Tb hard drive and it filled the drive, there is only 4Kb free. The MDF file is 323Gb and the LDF is 653Gb. The hard disk this DB is on has no other files on ...
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How do you increase a KVM guest's disk space?

I setup an Ubuntu guest on a CentOS KVM host with initially 6GB of disk space. How do I go about increasing the Ubuntu guest's disk space from the command line? EDIT #1: I'm using a disk image file ...
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How do I view the size of a mount point drive on 2008R2?

The size column tells me the capacity of the drive but not the amount of disk used. How do I determine how much data is on a mount point in 2008 R2? Any GUI or powershell command is fine.
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Disk Cleanup on Server 2008 R2 is ineffective

I have a user profile with ~2.9GB of Error Reports backed up in the ReportQueue folder (C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue). Running DiskCleanup as the administrator ...
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Oracle EM detect a disk full, but the system has plenty of free space

My enterprise manager instance on Oracle 10.2.0.4 throws the following alert on a regular basis: Name=db4 Type=Host Host=db4 Metric=Disk Utilization (%) Disk Device=sd1 Timestamp=Oct 4, 2011 2:15:50 ...