Why repquota shows different size as compared to du?

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Issue

  • repquota shows different size as compared to du
[root@servername]# repquota /xyz | awk 'NR == 3 || NR == 4|| /username/'
                        Block limits                File limits
User            used    soft    hard  grace    used  soft  hard  grace
username    -- 100663296 152043520 157286400        2584811     0     0

[root@servername]# du -sch /xyz
68157440     abc
  • Space occupied by Quota enabled user does not get updated automatically.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Quota

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