File Size on Disk

Michels, Gustavo [EES/BR] gustavo.michels at
Tue Sep 18 05:07:03 GMT 2001

I had the same issue but it was just a display problem, actually the size on
disk is reported wrongly by samba. Yes, it is a little problem, but you can
live with that... :-)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg J. Zartman, P.E. [mailto:greg at]
> Sent: segunda-feira, 17 de setembro de 2001 20:27
> To: Samba News
> Subject: File Size on Disk
> I'm noticing that some directories on my Samba PDC take huge 
> amount of room
> on disk compared to actual size.  For example, I have one 
> directory that is
> 232mb in size, but takes up 1Gb on disk?  Is this a problem 
> with the Linux
> file system or Samba?
> Thank you.
> Greg

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