[CentOS] very large difference between df and du (10 GB, hard to believe ) SOLVED !!!

Robert Grasso robert.grasso+nv at cedrat.com
Tue Feb 2 15:24:27 UTC 2010


Thank you everybody !

I have been damned stupid, or tired - or both !

Actually, the file was hidden behind a mount point which failed briefly, but long enough so that a backup took place - and was
dumped onto the filesystem - then the mount resumed, and hid the 10 GB backup !!!

Thanks again !

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> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] De la part de Peter Kjellstrom
> Envoyé : 1 février 2010 17:03
> À : centos at centos.org
> Objet : Re: [CentOS]very large difference between df and du 
> (10 GB, hard to believe )
> 
> Indeed. At this point I'd start looking at things hiding 
> under mount points. 



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