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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.

    Trever

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