Re: Alternatives to du

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On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 11:10:28AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > I have a need to determine the amount of space used in a particular 
> > folder, but don't really want to use du because of the beating my RAID 
> > array takes.  (Usually 6 hours or so on a RAID 5 for a folder with about 
> > 350GB of data)  Are there any other similar tools out there that don't 
> > require smacking around my hard drives to get the data and don't take 
> > hours to run?
> Where else would such a program get the data? Elves?


Man am I cranky this morning. Sorry for the tone. But the point stands. :)

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