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/usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

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/usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

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/usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

 

 

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Acclaimed Contributor

Re: /usr is 100% full in HP-UX server. Which file can be deleted?

Is this a separate filesystem and how large is it?

Did it become full recently?  Did you install software recently?

 

Can you find any large directories?

HPE Pro

Re: /usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

Run the below command to find the 10 largest files under /usr

 

# find /usr -type f -xdev -print | xargs -e ll | sort -rn -k5 | head -n 10

 

If you have free PV's available in vg00, then you can extend the /usr lvol to get space. 

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Acclaimed Contributor

Re: /usr is 100% full in HP-UX server. Which file can be deleted?

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You can speed up that find by using -exec ... +:

# find /usr -type f -xdev -exec ll -d {} + | sort -rn -k5 | head -n 10

 

Frequent Advisor

Re: /usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

In case it's a bunch of small files in a directory:

 

$ nice find /usr -type d -exec du -sk {} \; | sort -nr | more

 

and see if anything odd stands out.

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Occasional Advisor

Re: /usr is 100 % full in hp-ux server .which file can be deleted?

cd to /var

run: du -skx * | sort -n

 

this should give you an idea of whats taking up the most space