How is this possible?

Sam Smith S at
Wed May 12 19:04:51 BST 2004

On Wed, 12 May 2004, Grant wrote:
> ummm i was copying some things to my freebsd today and i did a "df -h" 
> to see how much space was left and i got this
> /dev/ad0s1g               3.2G   3.0G -54.2M   102%    /usr
> I dont quite understand it, it says minus 54.2M, but it still allowd me 
> to finish the transfer off...
> just wondering if this is normal? or something wrong with my install/drive

FFS/UFS reserves and hides 5% of disc space for root; so
when a user fills up the disc, root can still  fix things.


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