Art Alexion on 11 Dec 2008 12:26:15 -0800

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

On Thursday 11 December 2008 3:04:55 pm James Barrett wrote:
> It is easy to create a filesystem that does not fill an entire
> partition.  Somebody could create a 256MB partition and then create a
> 64MB ext3 filesystem on that partition.  'df' would correctly report
> 64MB of usable filesystem space on the device while at the same time
> fdisk would correctly report a 256MB partiton.  I think that it could
> be possible that something like this occured on your mini9.

But shouldn't fdisk report unused/unpartitioned space?

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