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Month: March 2018

Re: [trinity-users] my vanishing root partition

From: Nick Koretsky <nick_koretsky@...>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:42:36 +0200
On Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:28:24 -0700
William Morder <doctor_contendo@...> wrote:

> > > About a month ago, I had something like 2.2 gb free in my / (sda1)
> > > partition; then it went down to 1.5, then to 1 gb, then to 800 mb,
> > > 600, 400, 200, and now I am at about 165 mb, and sometimes it goes
> > > down to 0. In all this time, I haven't installed anything new, or
> > > done anything different.  
> >
> > I may have missed that but it seems no one have asked it in the thread -
> > did you reboot you system during this time or is it a continuous
> > uptime?  
> Yes, I did reboot. I probably was rebooting my system every few days,
> just because my Firefox seems to be interfering with my network
> connection. And while I was learning the differences in a Debian system
> (in contrast to Ubuntu), I also rebooted constantly, because I was
> constantly messing up my system. For the past few months, though, my
> system has been fairly stable, and I haven't been downloading and
> installing new packages. 
> Right now the problems are: 1) my vanishing partition, 2) why Firefox
> messes up my network connection, and 3) minor bugs. 
> Nowadays I might go a week or two without rebooting, unless I end up with
> no space left on my root partition. 

Well, i mean does reboot reclaim that lost space? You see one of a possible
reason for a "vanished" space are open deleted files. If some daemon
misbehave with cache or imporper log rotations, etc...

  Nick Koretsky (nick.koretsky@...)