[ILUG] Disk utilisation oddity
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Sun Mar 26 00:58:37 GMT 2006
On 26 Mar 2006, at 00:31, kevin lyda wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 11:32:42PM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
>> directory uses about 12GB (12320MB) on the original box and about
>> 13GB (13154MB) on the standby box. I am puzzled as to why this is.
>> Each filesystem is ext3, and the blocksize on each is the default
>> 4096 bytes. There are no dot files to be seen. If I do du -sm . * in
> two thoughts: how does tune2fs -l compare between the two systems?
Practically identical, except for the difference in free blocks :-(
> second, perhaps the backups between the two systems create a lot of
> temp files in the standby sysyem? once allocated it doesn't seem like
> space in dirs is reclaimed.
No, it's not, but none of the directories here have ever been large -
they're all only one block (4096b).
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