File Size on Disk

Simo Sorce idra at
Tue Sep 18 07:48:02 GMT 2001

samba has nothing to do with file dimension.
remeber that by default yu have 4K blocks on ext2, so if you have many little files, you may loose much space (at least 4k everyone).

On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 04:27:28PM -0700, Greg J. Zartman, P.E. wrote:
> 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

Simo Sorce       idra at
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