[kwlug-disc] scp file size

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue Dec 21 14:30:07 EST 2010


Do a diff on the two. Use sshfs or nfs to mount and run a recursive diff (diff -ruN olddir newdir)

----- Original Message -----
> BTQ, I'm pretty sure it's got to be some sort of idiosyncracy with
> file
> structure or something. Just want to make really sure before I drop in
> the CD and start repartitioning.
> 
> 
> On 21/12/10 02:20 PM, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> > I'm nervous. In preparation for an OS upgrade, I copied my home
> > directory over to another machine. When I do a 'du', I'm getting 20
> > gigs on the copy, 23 gigs on the original.
> >
> > From my home directory /home/user I did the following:
> >  scp -r -C * 10.0.22.3:/backup2/user
> >
> > 'du' issued at 10.0.22.3:/backup2/user shows 20 gig.
> > 'du' issued at /home/user shows 23 gigs.
> >
> > Directory listings sure seem the same based on a cursory inspection.
> >
> > Where's my 3 gigs?
> >
> > g.
> >
> >
> >
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