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Old 06-29-2007, 02:31 PM   #1
kushalkoolwal
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Interpreting output of df -h command


I was always curious to understand the contents of the output of df -h command on my debian system. Here is the output:

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debian:~# df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda1             241M  201M   28M  88% /
tmpfs                 234M     0  234M   0% /lib/init/rw
udev                   10M   32K   10M   1% /dev
tmpfs                 234M     0  234M   0% /dev/shm
debian:~#
I can understand the first line (/dev/hda1) which basically tells me the size of my debian system. What are the rest of the lines? tmpfs, udev,etc?

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Old 06-30-2007, 07:29 AM   #2
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tmpfs is a filesystem held in ram for whatever function a ram base filesystem is deisred, udevfs is a virtual filesystem that creates the devices in /dev/
 
  


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