Re: strange df output?

Andrew E. Mileski (
Thu, 30 May 1996 09:34:53 -0400 (EDT)

> Sorry for the confusion. I was not aware of the reserved space used in
> an ext2 file system, and had simply never noticed that in a df command
> before.

Note that you can set the reserved space to ZERO when you first
make the fs. Check the man page for details.

I do this on my non-root/non-temporary fs to squeeze out a few extra blocks.

Andrew E. Mileski Linux Plug-and-Play Project

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