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I canot copy 70 GB from Red Hat Linux to new external drive Western Digital  model WDME2500
and my space is 250 GB is free
see link

http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1731
message comming after copying 1.6 G
no space left on the divice
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by:ifreq
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Can you provide following information, type:

"fdisk -l"   to list all harddrives in your RH-machine
"df -h" to show mount points and their % of use.

Have you reformatted the drive when you got it? It sounds more that drive is using fat16/32 filesystem
which has pretty small file size limit.


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by:AymanDasa
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Thanks for your reply.

 

Please find below the details that you have requested.

 

fdisk l

 

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$ ./fdisk -l

Cannot open /dev/hda

Cannot open /dev/sda

 

 

df h

 

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$ df -h

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on

/dev/hda2             9.9G  6.1G  3.3G  65% /

/dev/hda1              99M   11M   83M  12% /boot

none                 1009M     0 1009M   0% /dev/shm

/dev/hda5             135G   33G   96G  26% /oracle

/dev/sda1             233G  3.2G  230G   2% /media/usbdisk

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$



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by:AymanDasa
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Thanks for your reply.

 

Please find below the details that you have requested.

 

fdisk -l

 

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$ ./fdisk -l

Cannot open /dev/hda

Cannot open /dev/sda

 

 

df  -h

 

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$ df -h

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on

/dev/hda2             9.9G  6.1G  3.3G  65% /

/dev/hda1              99M   11M   83M  12% /boot

none                 1009M     0 1009M   0% /dev/shm

/dev/hda5             135G   33G   96G  26% /oracle

/dev/sda1             233G  3.2G  230G   2% /media/usbdisk

[oracle@apps12 sbin]$

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by:ifreq
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Try to run fdisk -l   as  sudo or root:

"sudo fdisk -l"

or   "su - root " 

"fdisk -l"

I need to see which FileSystem is on the disk /devv/sda1"

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thanks all
i am using

HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool


free
easy
work

THANKS FOR ALL
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