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SubjectRe: Full disk and 2.3.x kernels.
Dancer wrote:
> You know that disk-blocks held by open files are not released until
> those files are closed? That means, that you can remove a logfile, but
> if the process still has it open the space isn't released. A write
> failing usually means that the process dies or reopens the file which
> ends up releasing the space (finally), and it then being available for
> reallocation.
> D

Yes, I am aware of this thank you. The files I erased, in question,
were C source files... they were not in use in ANY way and hadn't been
for over 3 hours.


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