> > Jerry McAllister wrote: > > >>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. > > > This particular time I waited a few minutes, but I have waited 1.5 days > for the other data to disappear. I end up rebooting the server, which > ends up fsck'ing the disk with lots of unreferenced inodes or some such > thing.. I get my space back, but a reboot is needed.. not good.
OK. It is well beyond that possibility then. Someone suggested a disk-full bug in softupdates. Maybe there is. I haven't over filled a partition on soft-updates yet so, haven't been there. Good luck, ////jerry > > Eric > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"