How to tell where/how space is used?

Pierre Abbat phma at
Wed Dec 29 18:25:15 PST 2010

On Wednesday 29 December 2010 20:55:54 Francisco Reyes wrote:
> So the OS sees 11G in use.
> Du is only seeing 4.6. Where is the rest? Used by snapshots? Is there a way
> to see the space in use because of snapthos?

I think it's a combination of snapshots, directories, and tree structures. I 
can't tell how much is used by other than snapshots, because I upgraded all 
packages a few weeks ago. An empty directory in Reiser lists as 48 bytes (53 
in some older version); in Hammer it lists as 0 regardless of how many files 
are in it.


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