PV size is reported as 50GB but is physically 54GB

Alan McKinnon alan at linuxholdings.co.za
Fri Sep 1 15:14:49 UTC 2006

On Friday 01 September 2006 22:55, Gabriel M Dragffy wrote:
> I know of these differences, but I kind of thought computer
> tools would be using the same system and it was just the
> manufacturers using 1000 bytes so that they could market
> drives that really didn't quite have the capacity.

And then some dev uses the same measure for a kB that the drive 
manufacturer does, so that the software tools report the same 
size as the drive...

Bingo! Instant confusion.


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