empty hard drive, 50% used (no files??)

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Thu Apr 22 08:18:18 UTC 2010


--- On Wed, 21/4/10, Karl Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/21/2010 02:24 AM, Tom Sparks
> wrote:
> > I have empty hard drive, but 42,584 MB is being used
> > I have run sudo rm -rf *.* on the drive, same result
> >
> > # Total Space: 64,001 MB
> > # Space Used: 42,584 MB
> > # Space Free: 21,416 MB
> >
> > what can i do?
> >
> > tom_a_sparks
    
>          To clear the hard
> drive you do the same thing you do if you 
> load a new Ubuntu system. It lets you format the hard drive
> and makes a 
> swap partition and this on top of whatever is 42.584 GB.
> 

attempted to fsck the disk, failed :(
attempted to reformat the drive, failed :(
the drive is XFS formated
I have lost VNC access to the computer (10 hour trip away) :(

tom_a_sparks


      




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