help troubleshooting inconsistencies in back up sizes

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Feb 5 05:27:11 GMT 2005

On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:14:20PM -0500, gauze wrote:
> what is df measuring I wonder ...

Keep in mind that df reports all the size used for a file, including
wasted space, which can result in a different amount for the same file
on a different filesystem.  Also, directories often differ in size.


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