Solved

Size of backup

Posted on 2004-10-05
4
243 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
If I do a full backup of a virgin machine running Solaris 9, what would the file size be?
0
Comment
Question by:lcor
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
Tintin earned 200 total points
ID: 12230536
Depends on what Distribution type you have installed, ie: End User, Developer, Core etc.
0
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:yuzh
yuzh earned 200 total points
ID: 12233013
Tintin is correct, it depends on how the OS installed. you can type in the following
command to find out the disk usage of each filesystem:

df -kl

output in KBs, "man df" to learn more details.
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Tintin
ID: 12233157
or if you have Solaris >=9

df -h
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:Otetelisanu
Otetelisanu earned 100 total points
ID: 12234380
You can use du -ks
cd /filesystem
du -ks

 make "man du"



0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Installing FreeBSD… FreeBSD is a darling of an operating system. The stability and usability make it a clear choice for servers and desktops (for the cunning). Savvy?  The Ports collection makes available every popular FOSS application and packag…
Why Shell Scripting? Shell scripting is a powerful method of accessing UNIX systems and it is very flexible. Shell scripts are required when we want to execute a sequence of commands in Unix flavored operating systems. “Shell” is the command line i…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…

680 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question