Re: space usage misreported?
On 12 Dec 2001 at 2:02, ben wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 December 2001 11:26 pm, Adrian Bolzan wrote:
> > When using 'df -h' we receive the following:
> > Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> > /dev/sda1 1.4G 757M 577M 57% /
> > /dev/sda5 1.8G 1.7G 104M 95% /var
> > /dev/sda6 610M 8.7M 570M 2% /usr/local
> > but 'du -hs /var' gives:
> > 88M /var
> > where did the other 1.6GB go?
> you mean 16M, right?
I don't think so.
/dev/sda5 (/var) = 1.8G total
Used (from df) = 1.7G
du reports /var = 88M (approx. 0.1G)
Hence Used space not reported = 1.7G -0.1 G = 1.69G (but I rounded
inaccurately down to 1.6G).
is my maths not correct?
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