Python os.statvfs() Method

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Description

The method statvfs() perform a statvfs system call on the given path.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for statvfs() method:

os.statvfs(path)

Parameters

  • path -- This is the path, whose statvfs information is required.

Return Value

Here is the list of members of statvfs structure:

  • f_bsize: preferred file system block size.
  • f_frsize: fundamental file system block size.
  • f_blocks: total number of blocks in the filesystem.
  • f_bfree: total number of free blocks.
  • f_bavail: free blocks available to non-super user.
  • f_files: total number of file nodes.
  • f_ffree: total number of free file nodes.
  • f_favail: free nodes available to non-super user.
  • f_flag: system dependent.
  • f_namemax: maximum file name length.

Example

The following example shows the usage of statvfs() method.

# !/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# showing statvfs information of file "a1.py"
stinfo = os.statvfs('a1.py')

print stinfo

When we run above program, it produces following result:

posix.statvfs_result(f_bsize=4096, f_frsize=4096, f_blocks=1909350L, f_bfree=1491513L,
f_bavail=1394521L, f_files=971520L, f_ffree=883302L, f_fvail=883302L, f_flag=0,
f_namemax=255)



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