[Logwatch-Devel] zz-disk_space local drives

Kirk Bauer kirk at kaybee.org
Sun Jan 22 19:34:40 MST 2006

On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Bjorn L. wrote:

> I like the idea of having an option.  But I think it might be better
> to have -l be the default.  The results of the df command is always
> filtered with grep, the result of which always excludes nfs mounts
> anyway.  So if we made -l the default no one would see the difference,
> anyway, except that it avoids the thrashing on the remote system that
> J J Urich mentioned.  (So, in the current cvs code, even if you leave
> $local_disk_only uncommented, you will not get any non-local disks
> listed anyway - the script would need to be changed too.)

Good point.

> In summary, I'm advocating the following:
> - For Linux, use -l -x tmpfs as default options, and remove the
>  grep.
> - For other OSs, use -l or -x or equivalents if they exist; I
>  don't know whether they do or not.
> - Provide a variable to override the options to df (independent
>  of OS).

Sounds good to me.

Kirk Bauer <kirk at kaybee.org>
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