missing hard drive space

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Sun Apr 19 15:28:47 UTC 2009

Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu) wrote:
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> Eberhard Roloff schreef:
>> MG wrote:
>>> I am meant to have a thousand gigs
>>> Don't know if I partitioned wrongly at the beginning as confused me
>>> Is there a way to alter this and to regain my space or at least see it 
>>> again?????????
>> aha....
>> I would open a commandline and then type
>> sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda
>> after you send this within your reply, we will see what your system 
>> thinks of your disk and where its space might be gone.
> I'm sorry to drop in, but I think that this will be better:
> sudo fdisk -l /dev/sd*
> That's sd*, all disks, not just sda, the first disk.
> - --
> Amedee

you are correct, of cours. Somehow I was under the (false) assumption 
that the OP had only one disk with 1 tB, which he did not fully use.

I was wrong. Thanks for pointing out the correct syntax.


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