James Barrett on 11 Dec 2008 09:40:48 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Dell Mini 9 loses 2 GB SSD

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 9:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion@gmail.com> wrote:
> We bought a Dell Mini 9 with sort-of-Ubuntu 8.04.  I say sort of because it
> doesn't use any of the standard Ubuntu repos, but proprietary repos on
> Cannonical's servers.
> Anyway, we bought the model with a 16 GB SSD.  cfdisk reports two partitions,
> one Dell partition with about 256 MB and sda2 with the remaining 15+ GB.  But
> df reports a bit under 14 GB on sda2.  What happened to the other almost 2
> GB.

Is there any chance that the filesystem on sda2 was originally
formatted to be smaller than the full amount of available storage
space?  I have no idea why they would do that, but it could be a

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