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

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2014

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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