[CentOS] du vs df size difference

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Thu Oct 1 18:49:57 UTC 2009


On Thu, Oct 01, 2009 at 01:35:20PM -0400, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Thu, 01 Oct 2009 10:13:26 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> > So what you're saying is something is mounted on to a directory that had 
> > data in it before the mount.  How do I see the data being hidden without 
> > unmounting the point?
> 
> You can't.  You must unmount.  You should be able to do this from

Two options:
  1) Try a bind mount to rebind the parent
  2) NFS export the parent; NFS exports typically don't cross mount
     points and show the underlying filesystem

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rgds
Stephen


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