The "du" Commands Reports the Error "WARNING: Circular Directory Structure." (Doc ID 2274090.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

The "du" command reporting the following error message

du: WARNING: Circular directory structure.

Full Error:


when ran on a file system which is build on external storage.

The "du" command summarizes disk usage of each FILE, recursively for directories.

Changes

 NA

Cause

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