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Re: [linux-lvm] Lost harddrive space



Thanks, now I know.

> Hi,
> > 
> > My harddrive is 61.4GB i think. I think LVM is great software, it
> should 
> 
> Your harddisk is 60 marketing GB (see below).
> 
> > #fdisk -l
> > 
> > Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 7476 cylinders
> > Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> 
> 7476*16065*512/1024 = 60050970 KB = 58643.525 MB = 57.269 GB (factor
> 1024)
> 
> >    Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> > /dev/hda1   *         1        61    489951   83  Linux
> > /dev/hda2            62      7476  59560987+  8e  Unknown
> 
> 489951 KB + 59560987 KB = 60050938 KB (see above, the + indicates a
> small
> loss).
> 
> 59560987 KB = 58165.026 MB = 56.802 GB (factor 1024)
> > 
> > 
> > #pvdisplay /dev/hda2
> > 
> > --- Physical volume ---
> > PV Name               /dev/hda2
> > VG Name               erkki
> > PV Size               56.8 GB / NOT usable 1.03 MB [LVM: 177 KB]
> > PV#                   1
> > PV Status             available
> > Allocatable           yes
> > Cur LV                3
> > PE Size (KByte)       4096
> 
> PE Size = 4 MB
> 
> > Total PE              14541
> 
> 14541*4 MB = 58164 MB = 56.800 GB = 59559936 KB (factor 1024)
> 
> 59560987 KB - 59559936 KB = 1051 KB = 1.026 MB ( < 4MB, so no
> additional PE
> is possible).
> 
> Don't believe in the disksizes of marketing guys. These guys only know
> calculations with 1000 :-)
> 
> Holger 
> --
> Holger Grothe  (Email: grothe mathematik tu-darmstadt de)
> Fachbereich Mathematik, TU Darmstadt
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