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Date:      Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:24:07 -0400
From:      Rick Miller <>
Subject:   Re: MFS root filesystem and static binaries size
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On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Stanislav Zaharov
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> Hello,
> I have a question regarding the mfsroot file system organization on
> installation cd.
> How is it possible that we have bigger binary files in ls list while actual
> occupied space is less. But when we try to copy these files on similar
> filesystem using cp or dd the actual used space is bigger?

They are hardlinks.

I have a blog post at
that touches on the the comments starting at line #76.

Take care
Rick Miller

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