[PLUG] Disk space question using LVM
Stafford A. Rau
srau at rauhaus.org
Fri Sep 17 11:56:01 PDT 2004
* Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com> [040917 11:18]:
> Interesting. My initial inclination was to blurt out that the
> following du invocations are nearly equivalent:
> du -h --max-depth=1 /
> du -sh /*
> On review, however, I noticed some subtle but potentially significant
Also note that (I'm pretty sure) the original poster said that he was
having trouble with a full / file system, and not the file systems
mounted under /.
In my first reply, I suggest du -akl / | sort -n, which was incorrect. I
confused the -l option from the df command, when I really wanted the -x
option for du.
The -x option will skip directories on other file systems, so
du -akx / | sort -n
should be a good suggestion for his issue.
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