My disk is not full, but Linode Manager says it is

I've run df -h and I can see that my disks have free space. Why does Linode Manager say I am using 100% of my disks?

[[email protected] ~]$ df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/root        20G  1.9G   17G  11% /
devtmpfs        488M     0  488M   0% /dev
tmpfs           490M     0  490M   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs           490M   51M  440M  11% /run
tmpfs           490M     0  490M   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs            98M     0   98M   0% /run/user/1000

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df -h reveals how much space you are currently using on your filesystem. In Linode Manager, the section of your Linode's Dashboard labeled "Storage" refers to the amount of space you currrently have available to create disk images for your Linode.

If you see the message "You have allocated 100% towards disk images", this only means that you've used all the space available under your current plan to create disks. For example, a 1 GB Linode configured with a 256 MB swap disk and a 20224 MB boot disk would have used 100% of the 20480 MB available under that plan.


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