On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 04:32:52PM +0100, roberto@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > while du-sch / reports another. The value du give stays pretty
> > > steady while the value df gives shows a gradual loss of disk
> > > > space.
> > >
> > Maybe the problem is related to some process(es) that do not close a
> > file descriptor (a previously opened file), and a user or another
> > precess has removed the file.
> > As far I know "df" shows the free space with the "opened" but
> > > deleted
> > file, du shows the free space).
> More exactly, do a:
> lsof +L1
> and see if any /var/log/ files show up in this - it lists files
> but still in use - for those Unix won't free space until after they
> Iustin Pop
Thanks, that's exactly what is happening. I have apache using a
gracefull restart and a delay before closing the files but that isn't
enough it seems. I will increase the delay for now and look into using
piped logging. In the mean time, is there a way to close these files
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