On 20/12/2010 16:41, Brian O'Mahony wrote:
>> Completely forgot to use lsof to check open files, of which there are
> about 40 open files. This should be enough to warrant a FSCK /
If the files are held as '(deleted)' then they're deleted from (and not
visible in) the filesystem, but until the last open file handle is
dropped the inodes and disk space will not be released.
This should only require a stop/start of whatever process is holding
them open, not a full reboot.
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