df -h to show me my disk usage:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 558G 249G 308G 45% / udev 10M 0 10M 0% /dev tmpfs 6.3G 8.8M 6.3G 1% /run tmpfs 16G 0 16G 0% /dev/shm tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock tmpfs 16G 0 16G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup tmpfs 16G 20K 16G 1% /tmp /dev/sda1 511M 180K 511M 1% /boot/efi tmpfs 3.2G 0 3.2G 0% /run/user/0
I've then used
ncduand found some large files in
root's home directory,
/root/. I've deleted the files and rebooted the machine to remove any open file handles, but the disk space did not clear up.
df not updating/why is the root home directory not considered here? Are there any other directories that are not considered?
Thank you for your help.
Edit: The machine is using
btrfs and I unfortunately don't know the setup details, maybe that's important as well.
I've tried the following to reproduce the issue: 1. df -h to check the usage on / 2. du -sh /root to see the folder size 3. create big file in /root 4. du -sh /root shows a bigger folder size 5. df -h does not
I don't understand what's going on :(