[CentOS] differnt results between df and ls

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Mar 29 11:02:21 UTC 2007


Tom Brown wrote:
> # ls -al foo.txt
> -r--r--r--  1 xxx xxx 1373149856 Mar 28 04:34 foo.txt
> 
> # du -sh foo.txt
> 808M    foo.txt

"man du", search for "--apparent-size". Your file seems to be a sparse
file with "holes" in it.

Cheers,

Ralph
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