Filesystem root full... what to do?

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Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Finrod » Wed Oct 30, 2019 21:18

earlier today I made the mistake of updating the system... mistake as I'm not at home and with only the laptop I'm writing now and that's my working companion, so to say.
Anyway, just after updating I started getting this message:

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and this is what comes out if I click on Examine:

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Finrod » Wed Oct 30, 2019 21:20

this is what Disk shows:

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and yes, root looks pretty full. However home is only 30% full:

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Finrod » Wed Oct 30, 2019 21:24

what then puzzles me is that GParted shows all sda6 as full...

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What should I do? I'd be quite happy to format sda7 (it's a disk in common to Sabayon and Windows, don't really use it), but then how would I add it to root?

thanks!

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Thu Oct 31, 2019 13:54

Finrod wrote:What should I do?
Delete some files. Look for very large files that you no longer need.

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# find / -type f -print0 | xargs -0 du -h | sort -rh | head -n 10
Pare down the journal:

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# journalctl --vacuum-size=500M
Look in /var/log/ directory and see if there are many tarballs of old logs that can be deleted.

When was the last time you did the following?

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# equo cleanup
But the problem is Finrod home is full (that has same system vol group)

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by sabayonino » Thu Oct 31, 2019 19:40

@fitz : by default ,in Sabayon system, systemd log size is set to 500M

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/etc/systemd/journald.conf
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SystemMaxUse=500M
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# equo cache clean

I suspect there are all downaloded entropy packages to clean (as you suggested) so , you can add

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:16

sabayonino wrote: @fitz : by default ,in Sabayon system, systemd log size is set to 500M

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/etc/systemd/journald.conf
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SystemMaxUse=500M
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In which case, pare it down further if necessary!:

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# journalctl --vacuum-size=100M

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Re: Filesystem root full... what to do?

Post by Finrod » Sat Nov 02, 2019 22:26

thanks everybody, had a chance to check only now (very poor internet connection where I am), I'll try to follow your instructions asap and report :-)

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