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Old 09-07-2011, 09:07 PM   #1
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Question Home Partition

hi, is there a way to check which partition the /home /var directory is installed on?
for example:

/dev/sda1 190M 12M 169M 7% /boot
/dev/sda2 15G 165M 14G 2% /www

what is the command to display output above?

Thanks in advance.

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df -h [directory]


du -h [directory] gives the size of a directory
Old 09-08-2011, 08:35 PM   #3
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