The "." in "df ." refers to "current working directory" -- so when you first "cd /u1"
you are "in" /u1, and "df ." simply shows you stats on that current directory.
On Oct 29, 2010, at 11:57 AM, Matty Sarro wrote:
> That worked, I think the vendor screwed up. Thank you for the tip! I Never
> knew df could take a file as an argument
I really should read manpages
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Ken Rossman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Oct 29, 2010, at 11:21 AM, Matty Sarro wrote:
>>> Greetings everyone!
>>> I'm hoping this isn't too noobish of a question.
>>> Right now I am working on a server that was configured to a vendor's
>>> The vendor then came on site, and deployed their software onto the
>>> However, there were some extra partitions that we'd created for the
>>> installation and I'm not sure that they were actually used. In / there is
>>> now a mount point called /u1. Is there any way that I can correlate that
>>> back to a particular device on the system? I tried df -h and it isn't
>> There may be a better way, but I was always partial to something like this:
>> # cd /u1
>> # df .
>> This should show you whether the partition is root or some other partition.
>> The physical device will be listed on the left, the mount point on the
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