[nmglug] usb drive

BrianO'Keefe okeefe at cybermesa.com
Tue Aug 15 17:11:19 PDT 2006

Jeff Shippen wrote:
> 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?
> Jeff
> 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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thanks. i want to check out why the drive is showing that 25gb are used 
out of 31gb available when i don't have much on it. now i have a problem 
of no caps and can only type lower case so i can't check the volume 
specifically as it's name has caps. what's up with this anyway-no 
question mark.

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