[CentOS] How do I check the real size of a filesystem?
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Fri Jul 4 12:08:01 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 only
> 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.
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