df -k vs. du -s
jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Aug 13 22:04:23 UTC 2009
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 01:37:00PM -0700, Don O'Neil wrote:
> My /var partition is showing a different value for a df -k on the file
> system vs a du -s on the file system:
> df -k
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s1a 2026030 889544 974404 48% /
> devfs 1 1 0 100% /dev
> /dev/ad0s1e 2026030 964 1862984 0% /tmp
> /dev/ad0s1d 8122126 1997988 5474368 27% /usr
> /dev/ad0s1f 8122126 5301938 2170418 71% /var
> du -s /var
> 993261 /var
> Any ideas why I would see this? Where is the other 4+G? Do I have a bunch of
> bad sectors in the file system or is it majorly fragmented? If so, how do I
> find out what the problem is?
> The other partitions match between the df and du... I'm running 6.1 if that
> makes a difference.
Makes no difference.
This has been answered so many times on this list that people may
not respond at all. It should easily be found by searching the
archive and I think there is a FAQ on the FreeBSD web site about it.
So, have fun searching.
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