[CentOS] df -h shows system at 100% used, but there is space left

Jake jakepaulus at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 18:06:45 UTC 2009


On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:43 PM, dnk <d.k.emaillists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone seen output like this before? Notice on my /dev/md0 That it
> reports 100% used, but also 5.3 Gb available. What would cause this?
>
>
>
> # df -h
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda2              71G  1.6G   66G   3% /
> /dev/sda1              99M   22M   73M  23% /boot
> tmpfs                 506M     0  506M   0% /dev/shm
> /dev/md0              903G  851G  5.3G 100% /home
>

This is completely normal rounding. 5.3/903=.005 or .5% - the "human
readable" output doesn't show fractions of a percentage...it rounds.

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Jake Paulus
JakePaulus at gmail.com


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