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Re: Disk Space

Not gone any where
1. Its not 18 GB (Giga Bytes HDD) But 18 Billion Bytes convert and see

2. Linux shows less space 'cause some % of space is reserved for super
user so
it dows not show up there

to turn the quota off of su
see mke2fs man

Sorry no details

Manish Kathuria wrote:

> Now 17500.50 MB = 17.09 GB (approx.), so that explains almost half of
> the missing space. Have you verified the partition table after
> partitioning the hard disk ? Just check if there are any sectors free or
> unallocated.
> Manish
> naveen dhankhar wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >    We have added a new 18 G.B. SCSI Hard Disk to our online Server.when I run cfdisk it shows 17500.50 MB. free space .it is ok.But my problem is that when I created a single primary partion by giving it whole available space ,then on mounting this partion  shows only 16G.B Disk space and when I divided the whole space in two partions ,then it shows two partions
> > which are of 8 and 8.5 G.b. i.e. a total of 16.5 G.B. where  my 1G.B. has gone
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Naveen
> >
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