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Oracle Linux Filesystem reports 100% Full However Offending Disk Space Cannot be Accounted for (Doc ID 1580215.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Your root filesystem is shown as full,

Running a filesystem check (/sbin/fsck) in Linux rescue mode or rebooting the server fails to release the disk space.

Cause

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