[CentOS] disk at 101% - but it isn't

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Mon Dec 21 17:34:00 UTC 2009

Alan McKay wrote:
> Hey folks,
> Is there any way to get this to report the proper values again?
> The disk did fill up but we removed a good 60G of data but it still shows
> full

Is/was the data you removed still in use? Run lsof and grep for
"deleted", if you get a bunch of hits you have to stop/kill those
processes for the space to be freed.

Otherwise perhaps a fsck is in order.


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