[CentOS] Re: Interesting problem

Thu Feb 2 05:05:08 UTC 2006
Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo-route.com>

William Warren wrote:
> aha..using that tip i found a huge file.  It turns out he had turned on
> some kind of bandwidth monitoring w/o turning on log rotation..:)  I
> have killed the logging..<G>  Thanks for the tip.

du -h --max-depth=1 is usually what I use.

> Jim Wildman wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, William Warren wrote:
>>> A friend's machine just had his / partition goto zero percent free.
>>> This is an ext3 partition.  Not an hour ago he had over 5 gigs free
>>> on an 8 gig partition.  Any ideas where to look? The logs don't show
>>> anything unusual.
>> find / -size +10M | xargs ls -l > big.files
>> Adjust as needed.  start from / to catch log files, etc in the
>> 'wrong' place.
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