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/usr filesystem is 100% Full.

/usr filesystem is 100% Full.

/usr filesystem is 100% Full.


AIX 6.1 server, /usr filesystem got Full and it reached 100%.

How to free the space in the filesystem ?

What house keeping can be done here ?

Total PPs: 669
Free PPs :0

I can't even increase the space in the filesystem as the Free PPs :0

Please help me with your solutions.


RE: /usr filesystem is 100% Full.

Hi Aparna,

Please check, whether any filesets are in Applied state if so please commit so that it will release some space in /usr filesystem.

#installp -c all ---> to commit all the applied filesystems.


RE: /usr filesystem is 100% Full.

Hi Aparna,
Find out why the /usr is full, what is the size of file system ideally we keep it more than 4GB. Apart from system Admins is any one using the same filesystem?
# du -m /usr and see which file is actually consuming so much space on the FS. If it belongs to some one else ask them to either move or delete it.

Sr. Systems Engineer

RE: /usr filesystem is 100% Full.

cd /usr
ls | xargs du -sk | sort -rn |head

will show you the 10 biggest users of space

828144 lpp
621972 opt
311600 websm
257852 lib
102800 sbin
94088 openv
90268 java14
86956 dt
83636 mozilla
82308 java5_64

cd /lpp

ls | xargs du -sk | sort -rn |head

174768 X11
121632 db2_08_01.db2.rte
67492 db2_08_01.repl
64800 db2_08_01.icut
61172 db2_08_01.client
54104 db2_08_01.db2.engn
49300 ILMT-TAD4D-agent
35948 xlC
34572 OpenGL
24104 db2_08_01.cj


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