[CentOS] What is writing to my filesystem
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Thu Apr 9 23:57:04 UTC 2009
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> Subject: [CentOS] What is writing to my filesystem
> I have a CentOS 5.2 box that every few months runs out of
> drivespace on its root filesystem. Last time I manually
> searched and deleted some big files, but don't remember what
> they were or what wrote to them. The applications I'm aware
> of on the box don't write to /.
Not much help, but every time we have "this" problem, it is in /var/log
> Is there a way to find the files that get written to the
> most, or grow the most over time? Doing a df gives me a
> snapshot, but it seems clunky to keep track of the diff on
> that output over time. I can then see what processes write to
> them. Any other ideas on how to investigate this are welcome.
du -s /*
> Thanks much.
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