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Re: Faster 'du' command



On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 09:36:30AM -0800, Jonathan Chen -X (jonachen - The Armada Group,  Inc. at Cisco) wrote:
> Is there a command that works similar to 'du' with the switch '-sm' to
> show a directory much faster?   Currently I'm running that comand with a
> wildcard on /users directory and it takes hours to complete.    If there
> is not such command, is there combo command or ways to have something
> like 'du -sm /users/*' to show up much faster?

Thinking outside of the box, if you implemented quotas, you could run a
quota report fairly quickly.  Users could have an infinite quota so they
wouldn't be impacted, but you'd still be able to get your reports
quickly.

        .../Ed

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