disk space tools

David A. De Graaf dad at datix.2y.net
Tue Dec 27 22:37:27 UTC 2005

On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 02:04:45PM -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
> What are some of the recommended disk space analysis tools for Fedora?  
> I have a couple of large SAN arrays I need to go through and see which 
> directories are the biggest, etc.  What are some tools for linux that 
> will give me directory sizes and total space used by a specific user, etc?

The find command is very powerful.  Find will recursively traverse a
specified subdirectory.  There are options to select just about
anything you can dream up.

A simple example to find big files in root filesystem:

    find / -mount -size +1M -ls

	David A. De Graaf    DATIX, Inc.    Hendersonville, NC
	dad at datix.2y.net     www.datix.us

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