misc/88355: df reports negative drive space

David Taylor davidt at yadt.co.uk
Tue Nov 1 11:00:32 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR misc/88355; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Taylor <davidt at yadt.co.uk>
To: "Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/88355: df reports negative drive space
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 18:51:24 +0000

 On Tue, 01 Nov 2005, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
 > msoulier at kanga$ df -h
 > Filesystem     Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
 > /dev/ad0s1a    248M    244M    -16M   107%    /
 > devfs          1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
 > /dev/ad0s1e    248M     16K    228M     0%    /tmp
 > /dev/ad0s1f    183G     10G    158G     6%    /usr
 > /dev/ad0s1d    248M     23M    205M    10%    /var
 > Any reason why this would happen?
 See the -m option to newfs(8).
 Some space (default 8%) is reserved for use by root only, and
 is not shown as free space.
 David Taylor

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