[mythtv-users] OT: out of disk space, but not really....

Nezar Nielsen nezar.nielsen at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 07:57:32 UTC 2004

On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 23:29:05 -0500, James Pifer wrote:
> I'm having a problem on my mythbackend box that I'm hoping someone can
> help me with. If I do a df the system is reporting that / is full. It's
> 160 gig drive and a du shows me this:
> This adds up to less than 60 gig. Any suggestions on troubleshooting
> this? I'm on Redhat 9. Any help is appreciated.

I think it's a known problem, that sometimes the backend keeps the
filehandles open, even after the file has been deleted, and if that's
then case, then you need to restart the backend and your space will be
Mvh. Nezar Nielsen

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