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RE: 200 GB drive has room but gzip indicates "No space left on device"
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 20:50:05 +0100
- Subject: RE: 200 GB drive has room but gzip indicates "No space left on device"
On 29 May 2006 20:35, David Christensen wrote:
> I have a 200 GB drive (E:) that I store ntbackup images on. After making a
> backup image, I use Cygwin to gzip the image and md5sum the tarball. A few
> days ago, gzip started complaining "No space left on device":
> The Windows properties dialog for the drive indicates 125 GB used and 61.3
> GB available.
> I also noticed that Cygwin "df" indicates a large negative number for space
> used and a small positive number for space available:
> <CVSENV>2006-05-29 12:14:15 Administrator@p42800e /backup/bin/p42800
> $ df
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> C:\cygwin\bin 78148160 5025460 73122700 7% /usr/bin
> C:\cygwin\lib 78148160 5025460 73122700 7% /usr/lib
> C:\cygwin 78148160 5025460 73122700 7% /
> c: 78148160 5025460 73122700 7% /cygdrive/c
> e: 1048576 -73786976294774971336 52160 101%
And cygcheck says
> e: hd NTFS 1024Mb 96% CP CS UN PA FC P42800E_E
That figure of 125GB full is suspicious. Are you absolutely sure your BIOS
can handle disks bigger than the 125GB limit? Or could it be a dodgy AV
program interfering with normal operations?
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