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Re: obsolete df (file system disk space usage) values and NFS



Maybe the file was opened by another user? Did you check lsof?

Best,

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Yesterday, I removed a 700 MB directory over NFS with rm -rf, and
> I invoke "df" several times before and after the removal, but the
> "Used" value only decreased by 3 MB, including more than one hour
> after the operation.
>
> Before:
>
> Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
>                       26214400   8291328  17923072  32% /home/vlefevre
>
> After:
>
> Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
>                       26214400   8288256  17926144  32% /home/vlefevre
>
> Today the value is now correct:
>
> Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
>                       26214400   7589888  18624512  29% /home/vlefevre
>
> Why did it take so long?
>
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