df numbers vs reality
eml at guba.com
Tue Dec 6 23:03:56 UTC 2005
something we just noticed:
> guba at caitlin:~$ df -k -l /storage
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda4 236869888 224837608 0 100% /storage
*sigh*.. didn't realize the OS reserves about 5% of the blocks for the
super-user, so mogile thinks we've still got space left when we're
This is the case for ext2 or ext3, and I haven't checked with the reiser
boxes yet (we're doing a couple different filesystems to see how they
You might be able to get around this with ext2 and ext3 by using the '-m
0' argument to mk2efs.
Frustrating how you never seem to get exactly what tools report...
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