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Available space on directory. [message #351819] Fri, 03 October 2008 05:57 Go to next message
abdulaziz
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Registered: May 2008
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Hello,

1-I would like to know what command gives the amount of space available on a directory on Linux(say the /tmp directory). I tried(as the root user)
df -k /tmp
but the result was rather the amount of space available on the entire filesystem which the tmp directory resides on.

2-Besides, is it possible, when creating a directory, to indicate the size we want that directory to have by default on creation?

3-Is it possible (using a command for example) to "add" some space to a directory by a way other than deleting unnecessary files?

Thanks in advance.

[Updated on: Fri, 03 October 2008 06:05]

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Re: Available space on directory. [message #351822 is a reply to message #351819] Fri, 03 October 2008 06:30 Go to previous message
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Although you might get the answer here, please, keep in mind that this is Oracle FAQ forum, not Linux one. Therefore, perhaps you should ask such a question elsewhere, as stated in the OraFAQ Forum Guide:
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