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# 1  
Old 02-25-2008
awk with mulitple FS


I would like to get 5th field from this output using FS[ %].

Filesystem 1024-blocks Used Available Capacity Mounted on 311936256 2565248 309371008 1% /tmp/test

My command is

df -kP | awk ' BEGIN { FS="[ %]" ; } { print $5 ; } '

For some reason it keeps return blank screen.

Would someone help me on this ?

# 2  
Old 02-25-2008
Does this work for you?

df -kP | awk '{print "["" "$5"]" ;}'
# 3  
Old 02-25-2008
I think you are getting that because the % is not the delimiter for every field.

If I do
df -kP | awk '{print $5}'

I get all the capacities. What output are you looking for?
# 4  
Old 02-25-2008

I am expecting the output to eliminate %. That's why I place % as one of my field separator.

Thanks for the input though.
# 5  
Old 02-25-2008

We found something on google, and it works

df -kP | awk ' BEGIN { FS="[ %\t]+" ; } { print $5 ; } '
# 6  
Old 02-25-2008
Or you could simply use
df -kP | awk '{ print $5 ; } ' | sed 's/%//'

as well Smilie
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