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Date:      Wed,  8 Aug 2007 13:44:08 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "Janos Dohanics" <web@3dresearch.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: What is my disk usage?
Message-ID:  <Xs1a9alk.1186595048.6916750.janos@imap.3dresearch.com>
In-Reply-To: <30A24FEB-0E6F-4C50-BC1F-2808C216AA11@mac.com>

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On 8/8/2007, "Chuck Swiger" <cswiger@mac.com> wrote:

>On Aug 8, 2007, at 9:21 AM, Janos Dohanics wrote:
>> du is acting strange on my system:
>>
>> # du /usr/X11R6
>> 4       /usr/X11R6/share/locale
>> 8       /usr/X11R6/share
>> 12      /usr/X11R6
>>
>> # du -h /usr/X11R6
>> 2.0K    /usr/X11R6/share/locale
>> 4.0K    /usr/X11R6/share
>> 6.0K    /usr/X11R6
>>
>> # du -k /usr/X11R6
>> 2       /usr/X11R6/share/locale
>> 4       /usr/X11R6/share
>> 6       /usr/X11R6
>>
>> This seems to be happening only after I have sudo'd myself. du reports
>> consistent numbers if I run it as myself or if I su first.
>>
>> This is a  FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE system with snapshots enabled.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>
>Presumably the accounts which have consistent results have something
>like:
>
>     setenv  BLOCKSIZE K
>
>...or:
>
>     export BLOCKSIZE=3DK
>
>...configured in their shell.
>
>--
>-Chuck

Well, this is all I have in .bash_profile:

$ cat .bash_profile
PS1=3D"[\u@\h \w]\\$ "
export EDITOR=3Dvim

The issue is that du reports twice as much disk usage as du -h or du -k,
and I have no clue why...



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