Friday, October 25, 2013

removed the large file, but still the file is open and holding the space.

fuser -dV - It will give you process IDs for file which remain open (which is holding space).

-d    Reports on any open files which have been unlinked (deleted) from the file system containing File. When used in conjunction with the -V flag, it also reports the inode number and size of the deleted file.

-V - verbose output