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Old 12-20-2005
Hard Disk at 99% Help!

Smilie I use this Solaris to run CMS a call acounting software package for my job. No one could run reports today because it said the this when you logged on
"The following file systems are low, and could adversely affect server performance:
File system /: 99%full
"

Can some one please explain to someone who only knows how to log in and get to the # prompt what to do to free up space?
Please!

Thanks for everyones help in advance. This is major as it is 1 AM and I am stuck here at work with no knowledge on this system.
thanks again
# 2  
Old 12-20-2005
You can remove unwanted files using rm command. You must be knowing at least which are unwanted, older files. :-).
Or else you can blame on ur sysad in such situation. :-).
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Old 12-20-2005
I am a total newbie and I just figured out how to check (df -k)and one partitioned is at 100% capacity. How do I go into it and see what files are in there and how do I delete the ones I need to?
Sorry but this is the Newbie section and I guess I qualify as a newbie seeing I never worked on this syem ever but thanks for the info
# 4  
Old 12-20-2005
After login enter command df -k .(dot)
This will show info about the file system u r working on.
If it is 100% full , remove the old and unwanted files in your home directory onward.
To chaange the dorectory use cd command, ls for listing etc.
You might not be able to delete other's files.(ideally u should not be able to do that.)

I would suggest not to delete any file at all as you are too new to the system.
# 5  
Old 12-20-2005
Oh yeah I majorly screwed it up. I went in and saw that c0t0d0s0 was at 100% so what did the dummy newbie do? yes I removed it and now I can't get in. It just keeps trying to boot up but then reboots and I have no CD to boot off of. I am majorly screwed. lol i HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR OVER 24 HOURS STRAIGHT. tHEY BETTER GIVE ME SOME SLACK. Smilie

Any suggestions after screwing this up??
# 6  
Old 12-20-2005
The system administrator should be doing this type of work. Do you have a system administrator or someone who has been looking after the server until now?
# 7  
Old 12-20-2005
Every one has left the company who knew anything about this system. Unfortunately I am it for now. LOL

I actually found someone who knows a little and is helping but he says he needs to call Sun to get the file back on. he doesn't or can't remember how. Sorry have been up over 24 hours now so i'm also a little delirious.
Thanks for replying Smilie
 
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