Subject: Re: df(1) on unmounted device works improperly
To: NetBSD Current Users <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/17/2003 23:42:24
In message <>, Greywolf 
>One used to be able to run df on an unmounted fs, accessing it via
>the block (or was it the char?) special device, showing no mount point
>associated with it, but giving the correct stats for the filesystem
>in question.

You could?  That's weird.  I would have expected to get the df stats for
the nearest enclosing filesystem, same as for any other file.