[Techtalk] Different usage betweed df and du

Rasjid Wilcox rasjidw at openminddev.net
Thu Jul 14 00:21:27 EST 2005

On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 10:51 pm, Mary wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2005, Sue Stones wrote:
> > But the impression I get is that the data is on the disc and this is a
> > utility to retrieve the data.  (Is that right?)
> That's correct, the drive is the one doing the hard work and smartctl is
> just reporting what the drive tells it. It does sound like your drive
> thinks it is OK.

Sue, have you run a filesystem check on the system?  Differences like you 
describe can be caused by a corrupt filesystem.


Rasjid Wilcox
Melbourne, Australia (UTC +10 hrs)

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