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"du" & "df" OS commands Report Space Used Differences On ACFS Filesystems. (Doc ID 1384276.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

"du" & "df" OS commands report different ACFS filesystem space usage:

1) The next ACFS filesystem was created and mounted:




5) "df -hBM /u04acfs" reports 1,277 MB used whereas "du -h /u04acfs" reports 1,126.4 MB  (1.1GB) as used.


6) There is a difference of 150.6 MB, since "df -hBM /u04acfs" reports more used space .


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Cause

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