ZFS filesystem size anomaly...

Bernd Walter ticso at cicely7.cicely.de
Wed Dec 3 00:57:55 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 06:04:21PM -0500, Zaphod Beeblebrox wrote:
> This is all with ZFS version 6 in FreeBSD-7.1-RC, fyi...
> I have a machine with the ports tree mounted in ZFS right out of the
> examples:
> [3:75:375]root at canoe:/usr/ports> zfs list | grep ports
> canoe/ports                           3.54G  66.6G  2.35G  /usr/ports
> canoe/ports/distfiles                 1.19G  66.6G  1.19G
> /usr/ports/distfiles
> ... but the sizes here are curious.  1.2G for distfiles is about correct...
> but 2.35G for the rest of ports is unreasonable.

It always includes the subvolumes.
So just canoe/ports alone is 2.35G - 1.19G.
You can get more details with "zfs get all canoe/ports".

B.Walter <bernd at bwct.de> http://www.bwct.de
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