RE: df shows 100% on a empty filesystem-
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:15:12 +0800
When datafiles are not released after dropping a tablespace then again lsof is useful for identifying which process still holds the files open.
I've experienced a similar case in Oracle 9.2 on Solaris, it turned out that the idle job queue processes still had the files open even after tablespace was dropped. As I did not want to bounce the instance just because of that, I set job_queue_processes = 0, waited until the processes died (and the files were released) and set job_queue_processes back to original again.
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Subject: RE: df shows 100% on a empty filesystem-
As Ken mentioned, I have also seen this happening on IBM-AIX (Oracle 10g R2) when I dropped a huge undo tablespace. We had to bounce the instance to reclaim the space.
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