Subject: Re: what's wrong with this picture (:-))
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/1997 01:15:44
Ask Dr. Stupid writes:
> Probably the same thing that causes capacities of >100% to be reported
> when the FS is full.
I doubt it. Reporting over 100% makes sense if you understand FFS.
This is likely a very simple bug caused by treating a quad as though
it were a long. You end up with overflow.
> Matthew Jacob sez:
> * mother.nas.nasa.gov > root df
> * /dev/sd6d 68994798 2 -20354288 -0% /mnt
> When the government fails to meet the needs and wishes of its populace,
> it is the right AND THE DUTY of the people to _abolish_ it, and start anew.
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