[CentOS] How do I check the real size of a filesystem?
kevin at pricetrak.com
Fri Jul 4 13:09:42 UTC 2008
> Kevin Thorpe wrote:
> > I'm having a spot of bother with a large (900GB) partition.
> > fdisk claims it's 900GB. I made an ext3 fs on it and df says it's
> > 94GB. Which is correct? Or did I do something wrong?
> If this partition is on a LARGER drive, you may need to use
> parted and
> not fdisk to create your partitions. Large drives need gpt
> labels and
> are not able to be partitioned with fdisk.
> However, that is not usually a problem with 900GB drive.
parted claims it's 879GB so the partition appears to be ok. Have I
managed to format a small filesystem on a large partition?
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