Calculating the size of /
Adding -x to du tells it so skip directories on different filesystems...
Should give you what you want.
> sudo du -shcx /
On 10/09/2012 21:03, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> In another thread I was trying to calculate how much disk space to
> allocate to / if I did a fresh install and this time setup a separate
> /home partition.
> To get an idea of how much was outside of the home folder on my
> present install I did:
> sudo du -shc / => 105GB
> du -shc /home => 64GB
> This led me to believe I had 105GB - 64GB = 41GB that would be in /.
> Colin suggested I run Disk Usage Analyzer:
> Total filesystem capacity: 264.7GB(used: 104.5GB avail: 160.2GB
> / 100% 75.3GB
> home 84.1% 63.3GB
> usr 6.7% 5.0GB
> var 5.8% 4.4GB
> lib 2.1% 1.6GB
> opt 1.0% 762.2MB
> boot 0.3% 194.6MB
> Everything else was 0.0%
> So this seems to say that if I had a separate /home on this machine
> that / would be 12GB not the 41GB calculated above.
> So what accounts for the difference of 29.2GB between the used of
> 104.5GB and / of 75.3GB?
> The 12GB and 29.2GB = the 41GB I originally calculated would be needed
> for /. 12GB seems to be more in line with what others reported as the
> size needed for /.
> Regards, Jim
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