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Old 05-07-2009, 03:09 AM   #1
deepak_p86
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Unhappy Conflict in acctual disk ussage & information which we get from df -h command


Hi Friends,

I have one machine in which df -h command show

/dev/hda3 3.9G 3.9G 0 100% /

while in I have calculate the disk space using du -hsc *command which is about 2.2 GB only

O/P of du -hsc * command is

4.7M bin
6.9M boot
420K dev
16M etc
100K home
4.0K initrd
377M lib
16K lost+found
4.0K misc
4.0K opt
du: `proc/4059/fd/3': No such file or directory
2.0K proc
812K root
12M sbin
48K tftpboot
20K tmp
1.7G usr
59M var
2.2G total

Now please tell me how can i find that where my 1.7 GB disk is getting used....
 
Old 05-07-2009, 03:36 AM   #2
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du -hsc .
When you use * it will ignore all hidden files.
 
Old 05-08-2009, 02:24 AM   #3
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thanks tercus accidit...

So can any tell me the command to take the memory details of hidden & unhidden files both ..
 
Old 05-11-2009, 05:53 AM   #4
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thanks tercus accidit...

So can any tell me the command to take the memory details of hidden & unhidden files both ..

I already did in my previous post.
Use a dot instead of star. The dot means check for current directory and files and sub-folders under it.

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