I have few GBs (5,38 GB at the moment) of free space on my hard disk (MacBook Pro 2010, 10.7.5). Few hours after I turn on/reboot my computer, the free space slowly goes down to zero and the system hangs. I've found out that these 2 programs cause this problem: xCode, Google Chrome (both programs are memory-consuming I believe), although I think the problem is related to OS itself.
I've found similar questions but they all seem to be related to vanishing some of the disk space, where in my case I slowly loose all of the disk space.
What I've tried so far:
- Using OmniSweeper to clean my disk
- Disabling Mac OS X Paging/Swap as described here
- Deleting sleep image
Right now, the only solution for this problem is to reboot the system (then it has all these GBs back and I can work for few hours). When I close Google Chrome and wait for few minutes, the system frees some (no more than 600 MBs) of disk space.
What can cause this problem? What software can I use to investigate it?