[CentOS] Suddenly increased my hard disk

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Mon Apr 18 18:07:49 UTC 2016

On Mon, April 18, 2016 1:02 pm, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 04/17/2016 09:27 PM, Chandran Manikandan wrote:
>> Thanks for your help.
>> I have tried above your commands
>> I couldn't see that size of the file.
> What commands?  I suggested that you look for deleted but open files
> using:
> # ls -l /proc/*/fd/* | grep '(deleted)'
> If you see any, you won't see their size.  All you'll really see is the
> PID of the process that has the files open, and in that case, you must
> terminate that process.
> Do you see deleted files when you run the command above?

lsof command may be of help either...


Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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