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OCFS2: df and du commands display different results (Doc ID 558824.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Generic Linux
Oracle Cluster File System version version 2 (OCFS2) 1.x


In some instances, running the df(1) and du(1) commands against an OCFS2 filesystem may report vastly different values, for example:

This situation begs the following questions:


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In this Document
 1. Select an appropriate OCFS2 cluster size
 2. Check for orphaned files
 3. Determine the current OCFS2 filesystem cluster size
 4. Recreate OCFS2 filesystem using an appropriate cluster size

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