Author Topic: /etc/init.d/mysql: ERROR: The partition with /var/lib/mysql is too full!  (Read 5930 times)

deffcon

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Hi,

After a couple of days running linuxMCE 0710 RC2 i get this message /etc/init.d/mysql: ERROR: The partition with /var/lib/mysql is too full!

The problem is, that i can't start mysql anymore, anyone any ideas?

Dave

Ps. I already checked with df -h if there was low diskspace on my 160 gb hdd and i don't have any space left but this happened in a few hours, and i can't see in which directory or file the size is in.

Zaerc

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Start from the root (/) directory and run
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du -cms *|sort -n the biggest folders/files should be at the bottom, drill down by changing into the "big" directories and repeat.

Or maybe somebody else has a better way...
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