free space

Posted on 2011-09-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
How may we sayl the amount of free disk space left on a volume
in hp unix
Question by:nobleit
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df will show you disk usage stats.
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tfewster earned 500 total points
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As it's HP-UX, I'd use `bdf`

`df` works, but the format isn't as easy to read

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bdf -l

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ID: 36600438
df & bdf works at filesystem level, if you mean physical volume, then it is

# pvdisplay    OR   # vgdisplay commands, if LVM in use.


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