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Date:      Tue, 4 Dec 2018 09:43:06 +0100
From:      Michael Schuster <michaelsprivate@gmail.com>
To:        Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
Cc:        freeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Files in /
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Paul,

first, you show 'df' output of "/", whereas later on you only work with
"/root" - there's probably other stuff in "/" that's not in "/root" - /etc
comes to mind, /sbin ...

HTH
Michael

On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 9:32 AM Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
wrote:

> When I use df -h, I get this:
>
> /dev/da0s1a    989M    627M    283M    69%    /
>
> When I use du -h /root, I get this:
>
> # du -h /root
> 4.0K    /root/.ssh
> 2.0K    /root/.subversion/auth/svn.simple
> 2.0K    /root/.subversion/auth/svn.username
> 2.0K    /root/.subversion/auth/svn.ssl.server
> 2.0K    /root/.subversion/auth/svn.ssl.client-passphrase
>  10K    /root/.subversion/auth
>  34K    /root/.subversion
> 4.0K    /root/.links
>  72K    /root/.fop
> 2.0K    /root/jwplayer
>  10K    /root/.linkchecker
>  48K    /root/.java/fonts/1.7.0_80
>  48K    /root/.java/fonts/1.7.0_95
>  48K    /root/.java/fonts/1.7.0_111
>  48K    /root/.java/fonts/1.7.0_141
>  94K    /root/.java/fonts/1.7.0_151
> 288K    /root/.java/fonts
> 290K    /root/.java
> 1.0M    /root
>
> When I use ls -lsah /root, I get a completely different list of files.
>
> But neither of these utilities show 627M used in root. Why can't I see
> what's using all this space in root? Am I using the wrong utilities to
> view
> the files? Is it something else?
>
> Paul Schmehl, Retired
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Michael Schuster
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