Primary Document for Issues with Differences in Output Between 'du' and 'df'
(Doc ID 1398865.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2023
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
The outputs between /bin/du and /bin/df in a filesystem may differ sometimes
The output between df and du differs on a given filesystem, i.e.
du shows (9.86 GB) used space
df shows (23 GB) used space
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