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Before starting the question, let me describe the basic information of my desktop. I install ubuntu through Windows installer. It only allows me to assign 30G to the ubuntu system. I only install 6G software in my ubuntu system. So it should have about 23G free spaces.

The following is my current file systems:

@ubuntu:~$ df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/loop0       29G   29G     0 100% /
udev            7.9G  4.0K  7.9G   1% /dev
tmpfs           3.2G  888K  3.2G   1% /run
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none            7.9G  1.3M  7.9G   1% /run/shm
/dev/sdb1       1.9T   30G  1.8T   2% /host
/dev/sda3       1.9T   44G  1.8T   3% /media/OS

I want to put all of my projects in the /dev/sdb1. Since it said that it's mounted on /host. So I create a directory "project" on host. And using svn to check out the project from the server to ./host/project. This project is about 30G. So it definitely cannot fit to ubuntu system. And checking out gives me an error there is not enough space. I though putting it in ./host means putting it in ./dev/sdb1. It seems it's not.

Now the problem is where are the checked out files? The /host/project is empty. But my ubuntu system is almost full.


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Beware, ./host is somewhere entirely different than /host (with the exception of / as the current working directory)! –  David Foerster Oct 23 '13 at 0:24

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