[nmglug] usb drive

Jeff Shippen spiffycomputers at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 13:29:10 PDT 2006

Linux command utilities for viewing partitions:
df -h #will show you information about all mounts
du -h #will show you how much space directories and files are using

If that doesn't help, what exactly do you want to check on this hard drive?

BrianO'Keefe wrote:
> Hopefully someone can help on this. I'd posted about my weird usb 
> drive experience and now I have another issue.
> I have a Fantom drive, 160GB with 3 partitions. One is extfs and the 
> others are hfs journalled for my OS X partition backup and my wife's 
> iBook backups. I have divide it so that the Linux partition is 40GB. I 
> have about 6GB of data on it but it is showing only 7GB of free space. 
> I double checked the drive with OS X disk utility and it actually has 
> 40GB capacity so I wonder where all the free space is. Any ideas on 
> how to check this. What Linux utility is equivalent to Mac Disk utility?
> Thanks

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