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Old 06-22-2007, 08:55 AM   #1
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disk space in MegaBytes


Strangely I see two values, with two different ways,

lets say I have PATH_A

with Directory_A
& Directory _B

I want to know the size of Directory_A
First Way
When I say

ls -l PATH_A

it gives size of 335872 for Directory_A ( converting to MB i.e dividing by 1024 twice = approx 0.32MB)

Second Way
when I say

du -k -s PATH_A/Directory_A

I get

113127 [converting to MB i.e. divinding by 1024 once = approx 110MB ]
 
Old 06-22-2007, 09:23 AM   #2
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Hi,
try du -Sh -> h option is for human readable

or

ls -ltrh, I think it will give u the size

Regards
Mhm
 
Old 06-22-2007, 09:30 AM   #3
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Actually I am using trying on HP-Unix, these commands aren't working
 
Old 06-22-2007, 09:32 AM   #4
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Noway man
r u sure?
du -h, I use them on HP-UX too
 
Old 06-22-2007, 09:37 AM   #5
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yes they ain't working
 
  


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