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Discrepancy between "df" and "du" on a CIFS network drive

There are various possible reasons for this, mostly hinging around the fact that a network share need not correspond to an entire filesystem. Here, it's possible that although the remote filesystem is ...
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Why does df contain several tmpfs entries?

tmpfs isn’t a pseudo file system, it’s a real file system that stores its contents in virtual memory. The difference is that pseudo file systems offer a representation of something else, whereas real ...
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Why does df contain several tmpfs entries?

(Working from GNU df because POSIX does not have the -a flag.) By default df will show mounted filesystems that have a non-zero size. Example df -ah Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /...
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