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Old 04-12-2010, 12:38 PM   #1
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Problem with disk space

Hello guys this is vedaprasad

When i use du -sh /home to see the used space it shows 56k.I have mounted /home seperately with 1000mb,when i use df -h /home it shows total is 990mb , used 20mb and available 967mb. why is the diffrence so high ? will / automatically assign space to /home even after mounting it seperatly .when i do cd /home and then try du -sh it shows 56k only .how can that be ? Will there be 2 home dir one mounted seperatly and the other which is under /

thanks in advance
Old 04-12-2010, 12:56 PM   #2
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Can you post the exact output of "mount" "df -h" and "du -sh /home"
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Or, better yet, w/o -h since the rounding error can be QUITE
significant for largish file-systems?


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