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So I'm trying out this 'df' command in Linux and the numbers don't quite add up although I'm sure there's a reasonable explanation for this. So the 'df' command reports ...
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- 12-08-2006 #1
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- Dec 2006
Result from 'df' does not add up
Here's an example of the command that I try:
df -h /tmp
And here is the result:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda7 9.7G 33M 9.1G 1% /tmp
So I would have thought that Used + Avail = Size but that does not apply above as it just doesn't add up.
I'm just hoping some one may be able to explain why the result does not add up? What am I missing here?
I've tried this with other directories as well, not just /tmp, and the numbers are inconsistent for the other ones I've tried as well.