fstatfs


SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/vfs.h>    /* or <sys/statfs.h> */

       int statfs(const char *path, struct statfs *buf);
       int fstatfs(int fd, struct statfs *buf);

DESCRIPTION
       The  function  statfs() returns information about a mounted filesystem.
       path is the pathname of any file within the mounted filesystem.  buf is
       a pointer to a statfs structure defined approximately as follows:

           #if __WORDSIZE == 32          /* System word size */
           # define __SWORD_TYPE           int
           #else /* __WORDSIZE == 64 */
           # define __SWORD_TYPE         long int
           #endif

           struct statfs {
               __SWORD_TYPE f_type;    /* type of filesystem (see below) */
               __SWORD_TYPE f_bsize;   /* optimal transfer block size */
               fsblkcnt_t   f_blocks;  /* total data blocks in filesystem */
               fsblkcnt_t   f_bfree;   /* free blocks in fs */
               fsblkcnt_t   f_bavail;  /* free blocks available to
                                          unprivileged user */
               fsfilcnt_t   f_files;   /* total file nodes in filesystem */
               fsfilcnt_t   f_ffree;   /* free file nodes in fs */
               fsid_t       f_fsid;    /* filesystem id */
               __SWORD_TYPE f_namelen; /* maximum length of filenames */
               __SWORD_TYPE f_frsize;  /* fragment size (since Linux 2.6) */
               __SWORD_TYPE f_spare[5];
           };

           Filesystem types:

              ADFS_SUPER_MAGIC      0xadf5
              AFFS_SUPER_MAGIC      0xADFF
              BEFS_SUPER_MAGIC      0x42465331
              BFS_MAGIC             0x1BADFACE
              CIFS_MAGIC_NUMBER     0xFF534D42
              CODA_SUPER_MAGIC      0x73757245
              COH_SUPER_MAGIC       0x012FF7B7
              CRAMFS_MAGIC          0x28cd3d45
              DEVFS_SUPER_MAGIC     0x1373
              EFS_SUPER_MAGIC       0x00414A53
              EXT_SUPER_MAGIC       0x137D
              EXT2_OLD_SUPER_MAGIC  0xEF51
              EXT2_SUPER_MAGIC      0xEF53
              EXT3_SUPER_MAGIC      0xEF53
              EXT4_SUPER_MAGIC      0xEF53
              HFS_SUPER_MAGIC       0x4244
              HPFS_SUPER_MAGIC      0xF995E849
              HUGETLBFS_MAGIC       0x958458f6
              ISOFS_SUPER_MAGIC     0x9660
              QNX4_SUPER_MAGIC      0x002f
              REISERFS_SUPER_MAGIC  0x52654973
              ROMFS_MAGIC           0x7275
              SMB_SUPER_MAGIC       0x517B
              SYSV2_SUPER_MAGIC     0x012FF7B6
              SYSV4_SUPER_MAGIC     0x012FF7B5
              TMPFS_MAGIC           0x01021994
              UDF_SUPER_MAGIC       0x15013346
              UFS_MAGIC             0x00011954
              USBDEVICE_SUPER_MAGIC 0x9fa2
              VXFS_SUPER_MAGIC      0xa501FCF5
              XENIX_SUPER_MAGIC     0x012FF7B4
              XFS_SUPER_MAGIC       0x58465342
              _XIAFS_SUPER_MAGIC    0x012FD16D

       Nobody knows what f_fsid is supposed to contain (but see below).

       Fields  that  are  undefined  for a particular filesystem are set to 0.
       fstatfs() returns the same information about an open file referenced by
       descriptor fd.

RETURN VALUE
       On  success,  zero is returned.  On error, -1 is returned, and errno is
       set appropriately.

ERRORS
       EACCES (statfs()) Search permission is denied for a  component  of  the
              path prefix of path.  (See also path_resolution(7).)

       EBADF  (fstatfs()) fd is not a valid open file descriptor.

       EFAULT buf or path points to an invalid address.

       EINTR  This call was interrupted by a signal.

       EIO    An I/O error occurred while reading from the filesystem.

       ELOOP  (statfs()) Too many symbolic links were encountered in translat-
              ing path.

       ENAMETOOLONG
              (statfs()) path is too long.

       ENOENT (statfs()) The file referred to by path does not exist.

       ENOMEM Insufficient kernel memory was available.

       ENOSYS The filesystem does not support this call.

       ENOTDIR
              (statfs()) A component of the path  prefix  of  path  is  not  a
              directory.

       EOVERFLOW
       original  statfs  structure,  but  the  sizes  of  various  fields  are
       increased, to accommodate large file sizes.   The  glibc  statfs()  and
       fstatfs()  wrapper functions transparently deal with the kernel differ-
       ences.

       Some  systems  only  have  <sys/vfs.h>,   other   systems   also   have
       <sys/statfs.h>,  where  the  former  includes  the latter.  So it seems
       including the former is the best choice.

       LSB has deprecated the library calls statfs() and fstatfs()  and  tells
       us to use statvfs(2) and fstatvfs(2) instead.

   The f_fsid field
       Solaris,  Irix  and  POSIX have a system call statvfs(2) that returns a
       struct statvfs (defined in <sys/statvfs.h>) containing an unsigned long
       f_fsid.   Linux,  SunOS, HP-UX, 4.4BSD have a system call statfs() that
       returns a struct statfs (defined in <sys/vfs.h>)  containing  a  fsid_t
       f_fsid,  where  fsid_t  is defined as struct { int val[2]; }.  The same
       holds for FreeBSD, except that it uses the include file <sys/mount.h>.

       The general idea is that f_fsid contains some random  stuff  such  that
       the  pair (f_fsid,ino) uniquely determines a file.  Some operating sys-
       tems use (a variation on) the device number, or the device number  com-
       bined  with  the filesystem type.  Several OSes restrict giving out the
       f_fsid field to the  superuser  only  (and  zero  it  for  unprivileged
       users),  because this field is used in the filehandle of the filesystem
       when NFS-exported, and giving it out is a security concern.

       Under some operating systems the fsid can be used as second argument to
       the sysfs(2) system call.

SEE ALSO
       stat(2), statvfs(2), path_resolution(7)

COLOPHON
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       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



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