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Hey, I am getting a message there is no space left in root, but when I go to examine drive (fedora 13) it says "used 47.6GB available 57.4 GB" and ...
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    Hey, I am getting a message there is no space left in root, but when I go to examine drive (fedora 13) it says "used 47.6GB available 57.4 GB" and I know the partition is about 100+ GB. Why does it say I am full, and how do I fix this?

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    Please post the output of
    Code:
    su -c 'fdisk -l'
    df -h

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    Quote Originally Posted by reed9 View Post
    Please post the output of
    Code:
    su -c 'fdisk -l'
    df -h
    Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0xff5f92f0

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1 * 1 15201 122098688 7 HPFS/NTFS
    /dev/sda2 15201 15265 512000 83 Linux
    /dev/sda3 15265 30402 121586688 8e Linux LVM

    Disk /dev/dm-0: 53.7 GB, 53687091200 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6527 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x00000000

    Disk /dev/dm-0 doesn't contain a valid partition table

    Disk /dev/dm-1: 60.3 GB, 60263759872 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7326 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x00000000

    Disk /dev/dm-1 doesn't contain a valid partition table

    Disk /dev/dm-2: 10.5 GB, 10536091648 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1280 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x00000000

    Disk /dev/dm-2 doesn't contain a valid partition table

    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/mapper/vg_bayesian-lv_root
    50G 43G 4.1G 92% /
    tmpfs 4.0G 696K 4.0G 1% /dev/shm
    /dev/sda2 485M 98M 362M 22% /boot
    /dev/mapper/vg_bayesian-lv_home
    56G 797M 52G 2% /home
    /dev/sr0 3.6G 3.6G 0 100% /media/Fedora 13-Beta x86_64 DVD

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    50G 43G 4.1G 92% /
    Well, according to this, root is mounted on a 50 GB partition, of which 43 GB is used. (A lot for root! My root partition only has 5.5 GB used with a full KDE install right now.)

    If you've been downloading a lot of packages, you can clean the cache out with
    Code:
    su -c 'yum clean all'
    A handy program for looking at what's taking up space is ncdu. Should be in the repos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reed9 View Post
    Well, according to this, root is mounted on a 50 GB partition, of which 43 GB is used. (A lot for root! My root partition only has 5.5 GB used with a full KDE install right now.)

    If you've been downloading a lot of packages, you can clean the cache out with
    Code:
    su -c 'yum clean all'
    A handy program for looking at what's taking up space is ncdu. Should be in the repos.
    I don't understand where my other 50 GB are. I should have about 110GB to NTFS for WIN7 and about 110 to Fedora13.

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    You also have 56GB for /home which might be where the rest of your space is?

    Anyway when a drive fills up like this it is often the logs. Have a look in /var/log/ to see what is going on with your logs.

    run

    cd /var/log
    du -h

    to see how big things are
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