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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 1.0
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Oracle Cluster File System version version 2 (OCFS2) 1.x

Symptoms

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

# df -k /ocfs2
Filesystem      1K-blocks     Used    Available     Use%   Mounted on
/dev/hda1          205346      11455     195434        6%   /ocfs2

# du -sh /ocfs2
2.0K /ocfs2

This situation begs the following questions:

Cause

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In this Document
  Symptoms
  Cause
  Solution
     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
  References

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