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The inode usage is in percent, meaning a value between 0 and 100, and you're checking if it's greater than 200000. Of course it will never be true. Unless of course you really are expecting a value >200000%...the highest on any of my machines is 9%. If you post the output of "df -hi" it might clarify some things.
Also, you shouldn't put $dui in back ticks in your echo. Back ticks mean "execute what's inside here as if it were typed on the command line". $dui is just going to contain a number, which can't be executed as if it were a command, so it will fail. Remove the back ticks if you just want to echo the number.
Last edited by suicidaleggroll; 09-25-2012 at 11:22 AM.
Hey, thanks guys, i followed your advise and changed USAGE to 20% and also piped it to mailx, but it still doesn't send, i check my mail there is nothing, even in qmail queue there is nothing, is there something else am missing?
inode percentage is a a percentage of filesystem NOT directory. Although you mount filesystems on directories called mount points it does not mean all directories are mount points.
To really figure out percentage for subdirectories or files inside a mount point you'd have to figure out:
1) How many inodes a specific filesystem allows.
2) How many inodes a given subdirectory or file uses.
3) Do a calculation to determine the percentage 2 is of 1.