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Re: rsyncing 79gb of data to 250gb drive



Hi Mark/James,

 --- Mark Lanett <mlanett parrotchat net> wrote: > The
obvious culprit would be hard links.
> 
> ~mark
> 
> James Wilkinson wrote:
> :: Michael Mansour asked about copying 79 GB of data
> and it ending up as
> :: 120 odd GB.
> :: 
> :: You can also use
> :: cd /data01
> :: for i in * ; do du -sk "$i" "/data02/$i" ; done |
> more
> :: to compare directory by directory where the size
> increase has
> :: occurred.
> :: 
> :: Then you can drill down using variants of the
> same command line.

I'll try this tomorrow and see if I can find anything.
There really shouldn't be any hard links since the
79Gb of data is basically just a Samba share, where I
store all my data files, documents, archives. Nothing
there is specifically Linux related.

Michael.

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