Apparently lost 10GB hard disk space after using GParted.
ap23563m at gmx.com
Wed Feb 3 20:19:32 UTC 2010
Bob St. John wrote:
> I've got an Acer Aspire 5515 laptop that has a 160GB hard disk. This
> laptop is a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10. I recently
> used GParted to resize the partitions and apparently lost 10GB of hard
> disk space in the process.
> Original configuration (approximate):
> + 10GB "Windows Recovery" partition
> + 130GB Windows 7 NTFS partition
> + 19GB Ubuntu 9.10 ext4 partition
> + 1GB swap partition
There is a general problem with the GB, are those SI or binary?
Disk producers rate their disks in SI units 160 GB (160,000,000,000) means
exactly 149.011 GiB in Binary base.
> Additionally, the Palimpsest Disk Utility shows something
> different . . . 160GB total capacity arranged as follows:
> + 105GB NTFS
> + 34GB FAT32
> + 21GB extended (Ubuntu 9.10 plus swap)
See, that confirms it!.
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