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Re: sharp increase in 'used' blocks after plain fs copy




On 7/20/08, Bryan Kadzban <bryan kadzban is-a-geek net> wrote:
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Victoria Muntean wrote:
> I copied all files from 8GB partition to 12GB empty partition using
> rsync. What caught my eyes, df -k was 1.2 used GB on the source
> partition, but 2.2 GB on the dest partition after copy. And dest was
> empty before copy.

Hardlinks (especially to large files) that got copied as separate files,
possibly?
 
Yes it's hardlinks you are right. I forgot -H to rsync
 

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