[CentOS] What is writing to my filesystem

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 10 10:06:19 UTC 2009

On Friday 10 April 2009 08:11:32 Alexander Georgiev wrote:
> 2009/4/10  <JCARRIZOSA at crutchfield.com>:
> > 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 /.
> I have a Centos 3 system, which has its /boot in the / filesystem, and
> after several kernel upgrades it gets full, so I have to deinstall old
> kernels.

Do these systems run 24/7?  If they don't, the housekeeping jobs will be 
missed unless anacron is running them.  Certainly I have been running CentOS 
since 5.1 and have never seen this problem.

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