Subject: Re: Changes for getting a smaller daily output
To: None <>
From: Perry E.Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/2003 08:44:14
Bernd Ernesti <> writes:
>> Module Name:	src
>> Committed By:	perry
>> Date:		Sun Dec  7 16:20:18 UTC 2003
>> Modified Files:
>> 	src/etc: daily
>> Log Message:
>> use -h ("human readable") instead of -k on nightly df
> Another change which wasn't discussed before, but this time without an
> option to change it.
> It looks nice, but it makes the whole output usless because it takes
> too much time to parse it if you are trying to check if some
> filesystem is runing out of space. And no, the Capacity field isn't
> a real one, because sometimes you have big filessytems where it is around
> 95-99% and you still have plenty of space left.

I will be adding new patches shortly to add an optional hack in daily
which will supress the file system printout altogether in favor of
telling you only when a particular _configurable_ percentage is
exceeded for your file systems.

Perry E. Metzger