Apparently lost 10GB hard disk space after using GParted.
Bob St. John
bob-at-ubuntu-desktop at comcast.net
Wed Feb 3 21:21:37 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 21:43 +0100, Christoph Bier wrote:
> Bob St. John schrieb am 03.02.2010 21:05:
> > Folks,
> > 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
> > Current configuration as shown by GParted:
> > + /dev/sda1 is 100GB for Windows 7 NTFS
> > + /dev/sda2 is 30GB FAT32
> > + /dev/sda3 is 20GB extended, and appears to contain;
> > - /dev/sda5 is 19GB Ubuntu 9.10 ext4
> > - /dev/sda6 is 1GB swap partition
> > Anyone have any idea what might have happened to the "lost" 10GB and how
> > I might get it back?
> > 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)
> Does the following article help you?
> +++ Typografie-Regeln (1.7): http://zvisionwelt.de/?page_id=56
Yes, the URL you provided, plus the subsequent URL from Antonio 100%
answered my question. I was not at all aware of the gigabyte vs.
Bob St. John
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