what´s taking up all this space on my hdd?

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Sat Nov 17 01:28:21 UTC 2007

anthony baldwin wrote:
> hijacking my own thread from the ubu list, and moving it over to the 
> kubu list,
> in the hope that someone over here may have an idea what´s up...
> Qparted tells me that I have a 137.73 gb partition with 34.92gb used, 
> but only 8.44 gb free,
> while Kwikdisk and Kdiskfree say I have only a 43.3 gb partition, with 
> 34.92 gb
> used and 8.44 gb free (at least the math makes sense there)...
> I´d like to know why Kwikdisk and Kdiskfree aren´t seeing the rest of 
> the partition,
> and/or what kind of math Qparted is doing (137 - 34 = 8 ?!).
> I made the partition with gparted from the feisty livecd.
> Somewhere there are c. 100 gb that aren´t appearing.
> I figure there must be something screwy going in the hdd, but I haven´t 
> a clue what.
> I e2fscked the partition, and that made no difference.  I still get the 
> same weird
> information from these programs.
> /tony
Where have you mounted your Feisty partition?  Try unmounting it and 
look to see what's in the directory you had it mounted on.  It may be 
hiding the 102GB...




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