Why 'df' is reporting invalid Disk Usage Summary?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • df command shows less space than the actual partition it has,
         69G 180M 66G 1% /mnt
        # lvdisplay /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol03
         --- Logical volume ---
         LV Name; /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol03
         VG Name VolGroup00
         LV UUID Uo8Bb7-fEol-3RlL-Q3JV-a0Rv-CeTH-PjLEHj
         LV Write Access read/write
         LV Status available
        # open 1
         LV Size 70.00 GB


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Ext2 filesystem
  • Ext3 filesystem
  • Ext4 filesystem

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