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SubjectRe: strange df output?
What exactly do you end up slowing down when you do that?  Does it slow
down reads, or only writes, or what?

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Andrew E. Mileski wrote:
>
> >
> > Sorry for the confusion. I was not aware of the reserved space used in
> > an ext2 file system, and had simply never noticed that in a df command
> > before.
> >
>
> Note that you can set the reserved space to ZERO when you first
> make the fs. Check the man page for details.
>
> I do this on my non-root/non-temporary fs to squeeze out a few extra blocks.
>
> --
> Andrew E. Mileski
>
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>
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