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Old 06-28-2012, 08:38 AM
David Hrbáč
Default Strange du/df behaviour.

Dne 28.6.2012 10:26, Rafał Radecki napsal(a):
> Update:
> Any clues why df shows wrong and floating info?

Reserved space for root? See man dumpe2fs and tune2fs.
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Old 06-28-2012, 12:22 PM
Leonard den Ottolander
Default Strange du/df behaviour.

Hello Rafal,

On Thu, 2012-06-28 at 10:25 +0200, Rafał Radecki wrote:
> Currently there is only one process writing to the filesystem:
> root 27945 27918 3 09:16 ? 00:01:44 tar
> --exclude=*/Maildir/.Spam/cur/* --exclude=*/Maildir/.Spam/new/*
> --use-compress-program /usr/bin/pigz -cf
> /home/paczki-workdir/abaksa-mail-20120628-0413.tgz

I don't see a path in that command. What is piping into tar?

> du -sk /home/paczki-workdir/abaksa-mail-20120628-0413.tgz;sleep 3;du
> -sk /home/paczki-workdir/abaksa-mail-20120628-0413.tgz
> 13410988 /home/paczki-workdir/abaksa-mail-20120628-0413.tgz
> 13425040 /home/paczki-workdir/abaksa-mail-20120628-0413.tgz

So the above process is writing to that tarball and it increases in size
over time. Guess the programme piping into tar is still producing data.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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