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File system full

My file system is full and I'm having a hard time trying to find space.  I don't know how to get to that first drive:

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I'm using FreeBSD.
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It looks like the root folder is at 107% capacity.

The /dev folder is at 100%

To get to the root folder type "cd /" without the quotes and look at what is in there.

Then to get to the /dev folder type "cd /dev" without the quotes and look at what is in there.

Use "ls -l" without the quotes to see how big everything is.
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oklit,

I am not arguing the point that you probably shouldn't mess around in the /dev directory however I do disagree with you that it always shows 100%.  This is mine:

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I did that and I'm not familiar with the files that show up, and hardly any directories:

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pony10us - you are checking this on linux. Author has FreeBSD. These systems are not the same.
/dev is memory disk. it will be always full.

You need to free something on /

1) lsof +L1
i.e do you have any deleted files open by broke log rotation
2) cd /var
du -sk * | sort -n
...
Thank you oklit.  You are correct I am testing on Red Hat.  I didn't realize FreeBSD showed it different.  One more lesson learned.  :)