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Re: fdisk: plus sign in the blocks number



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Aldo Foot wrote:
> The fdisk command displays some partitions with a plus sign in the
> Bocks number.

not shown in 'man fdisk', but, from 'man sfdisk'

   Disk /dev/hdc: 16 heads, 63 sectors, 2045 cylinders
   Units = cylinders of 516096 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0

      Device Boot Start     End   #cyls   #blocks   Id  System
   /dev/hdc1          0+    406     407-   205096+  83  Linux native
   /dev/hdc2        407     813     407    205128   83  Linux native
   /dev/hdc3        814    2044    1231    620424   83  Linux native
   /dev/hdc4          0       -       0         0    0  Empty
   %
   The  trailing - and + signs indicate that rounding has taken place, and
   that the actual value is slightly less (more).  To see the  exact  val-
   ues, ask for a listing with sectors as unit.

hth.
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