Re: Possible security issue with missing files

From: Andrew Webb (andrew.webb_at_not-here.eme-med.co.uk)
Date: 05/08/03


Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 14:41:40 +0100

Panic over - just an open file that got deleted I think. A reboot fixed it.

Cheers

Andrew

"Andrew Webb" <andrew.webb@not-here.eme-med.co.uk> wrote in message
news:3eba5950$0$75493$7b0f0fd3@mistral.news.newnet.co.uk...
> Hi,
>
> We I have a server that is low on disk space in /var - the output of
> 'df -h' is
>
> [root@eme-uk-its1 var]# df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/rd/c0d0p6 496M 263M 208M 56% /
> /dev/rd/c0d0p1 97M 32M 60M 35% /boot
> /dev/rd/c0d0p5 3.8G 36M 3.5G 1% /home
> none 251M 0 250M 0% /dev/shm
> /dev/rd/c0d0p2 10G 4.0G 5.8G 41% /usr
> /dev/rd/c0d0p7 1008M 788M 169M 83% /var
>
> If I run 'du -H' I get
>
> ... (listings for the dirs and sizes)
> 125MB .
>
> This shows a usage of 125 MB whereas df shows 788MB in use ? Is there some
> security issue here on file permissions that might be causing this
> difference in value ?
>
> Thanks
>
> Andrew
>
>



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