SUMMARY:du and df

From: Sajid Virani (
Date: Mon Mar 10 1997 - 14:20:12 CST

I appreciate all the help recieved.

Original question:
        I deleted a huge file (990 Mb) with a rm command in a filesystem
was about 1100 Mb.When i checked with df -k the filesystem usage was
still showing 990Mb and 95% full.
du -s showed that only 6 blocks were present on the filesystem.Rebooting
fixed the problem.
Anyone experienced this problem before on solaris 2.5.1 bug?Any patches

General concensus among answers,

Use fuser or lsof to identify which process is still using the file and
terminate it.

Thanx to all who replied:

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