Alternative way to get the root directory size in megabytes

expr $(fdisk -s ` grep ' / ' /etc/mtab |cut -d " " -f1`) / 1024

By: ncaio
2009-05-21 17:25:38

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The cat-girls look it!
faustofilho · 601 weeks and 5 days ago
Alternative to this? df -m / BTW, doesn't work for me because the grep of mtab returns two lines: rootfs / rootfs rw 0 0 /dev/sda2 / ext3 rw,relatime,errors=continue,user_xattr,acl,commit=15,barrier=1,data=ordered 0 0
splante · 589 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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