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

David T. Lewis lewis at
Fri Dec 6 17:19:59 UTC 2013

Thanks Ken,

I will look at it as soon as I get home, about 8 hours from now.


There's not much I can do on the side other than move the
repository to another box (which is not easy to do). Short term we need to
tidy up the jobs where can can.


> 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.
> Ken

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