[PLUG] df shows 33G used, but it does not add up with du

Wil Cooley wcooley at nakedape.cc
Mon Jan 9 10:25:50 PST 2006


Also Sprach Eli Stair <eli.stair at gmail.com> on Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 10:13:44AM PST:

> Before fsck'ing it, try totaling an 'ls -s' of the recursive contents
> of that directory... that'll give you the "actual" on-disk block
> usage.  That can differ significantly from that reported in the
> filesystem metadata.

This isn't necessary, since this is essentially what 'du' itself does.

Wil
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