> > Nelis Lamprecht wrote: > > >On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 05:04, Eric Anderson wrote: > > > > > > > >>The problem I'm having is, after they do the rm's, it doesn't free the > >>disk space. df shows it still being used, but du claims their > >>directories are empty. > >> > >> > > > >Please see > > > >http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html#DU-VS-DF > > > >..regarding this. Maybe a kill -HUP nfsd might help ? > > > > > Actually, no. In fact, I just did a quick test, with a 500mb file, and > as root, I deleted the 500mb, and my df doesn't report the newly freed > space - I did this locally, with no NFS in the mix.. I have softupdates > turned on, and quotas turned on (although I just recently turned on the > quotas after having this problem, so that isn't causing problems)..
How long after the rm did you do the df? I have noticed that there is a time delay before df reports the updated disk statistics - in the range of a minute or two. I think I read about it in a FAQ somewhere, so, maybe the reference someone else posted will shed some light. ////jerry > > Any ideas anyone? > > Eric > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"