Disk full but have 50G



  • I’ve got myself a little confused about my install.  I’ve installed to a watchguard XTM5.  I thought I had installed to a 50G harddisk but the other day while trying to install pfBlockerNG & ntopng my var partition filled up.
    Here is output from df -i

    Filesystem                                      1K-blocks    Used    Avail Capacity iused   ifree %iused  Mounted on
    /dev/gptid/6f435ac4-b194-11e7-836a-0010182dead2  57876188 1167784 52078312     2%   19712 7524350    0%   /
    devfs                                                   1       1        0   100%       0       0  100%   /dev
    /dev/md0                                            78876     272    72296     0%      37   10713    0%   /tmp
    /dev/md1                                           118556   20888    88184    19%     175   15695    1%   /var
    devfs                                                   1       1        0   100%       0       0  100%   /var/dhcpd/dev
    

    I’m not sure why my 50g drive doesn’t have a drive name and is just a gptid but I really don’t know ebnough about Freebsd to work it out.

    Here is output from df -h

    Filesystem                                         Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
    /dev/gptid/6f435ac4-b194-11e7-836a-0010182dead2     55G    1.1G     50G     2%    /
    devfs                                              1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
    /dev/md0                                            77M    268K     71M     0%    /tmp
    /dev/md1                                           116M     20M     86M    19%    /var
    devfs                                              1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /var/dhcpd/dev
    

    I can see I have the 50G available but Im assuming it isnb’t being used by the packages at all.

    Can someone advise on how I can fix this?  Hoping I don’t have to reinstall.
    Thanks in advance.



  • /var is clearly a memory disk, so you most likely activated the RAM Disk Setting in System -> Advanced -> Misc. without understanding what it does.


  • Netgate

    Those devfs filesystems are virtual/pseudo filesystems for access to device nodes. They always show 100% full. You cannot write to them. Your 50GB drive is 2% full.


 

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