and in danger (was Re: [Box-Admins] Disk space usage on box3)

Ken Causey ken at
Fri Dec 6 16:41:45 UTC 2013

On 11/25/2013 04:02 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
> On 11/16/2013 05:10 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
>> The disk space on box3 is beginning to get dangerously low on filesystem
>> space.  At the moment it is 94% full with 3.8GB of free space.  Lately
>> it seems to increase 1% every 2 or 3 days.
>> Primary offenders seem to be
>> /var/lib/jenkins/ 33GB
>> /home/ssdotcom/ 18GB
>> I hope one or both of you can find something to delete.
>> Ken
> As of today, 11/25/2013:
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/xvda1             60G   55G  2.0G  97% /
> There is a test/image_test.rb process stuck and it appears
> ReleaseSqueakTrunk and ExternalSqueakPackages jobs stuck as well.
> Ken

This is probably going to be the last time I harp on this, at least 
within the small box-admins community.  I'm going to be out of town and 
likely offline for the next 2 days and not able to address server issues.

As of today (12/6/2013, 16:30UTC):

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/xvda1             60G   55G  1.1G  99% /

That we have not yet filled the file system yet is (to my knowledge) 
largely due to a slowing in the growth of and as well as the fact that I managed to free up somewhat 
more than 0.5GB of space by removing a large package or two and deleting 
the package archive.  Any more in this vein is likely to be more invasive.

I really need the community interested in and to make some serious choices.  Something has to give or 
both of these services will soon cease to function.

While I'm at it I would like to remind the group that 
the Jenkins version on was frozen at 1.517 due to a 
breaking change that occurred in 1.518.  That was in early June this 
year.  Many releases have occurred since and the current easily 
installable release is 1.541.


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