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diskusage

Get total diskspace and free diskspace using bindings around platform specific calls.

node-diskusage

This module implements platform specific bindings to obtain disk usage information on Windows and *nix platforms. Windows support is backed by GetDiskFreeSpaceEx and *nix is implemented with statvfs.

Install with npm:

$ npm install diskusage

The module exposes a single function, check. It takes a path/mount point as the first argument and a callback as the second. The callback takes two arguments err and info. err will be non-zero if somethine went wrong. info contains three members: available, free and total in bytes.

  • available: Disk space available to the current user (i.e. Linux reserves 5% for root)
  • free: Disk space physically free
  • total: Total disk space (free + used)

statvfs under Linux also counts for mount points mounted under the root mount. For example using the mount point / as the first parameter would also account for /dev, /run, etc. in the free and total spaces.

var disk = require('diskusage');
 
// get disk usage. Takes path as first parameter 
disk.check('c:', function(errinfo) {
console.log(info.available);
console.log(info.free);
console.log(info.total);
});
var disk = require('diskusage');
 
// get disk usage. Takes mount point as first parameter 
disk.check('/', function(errinfo) {
console.log(info.available);
console.log(info.free);
console.log(info.total);
});