[PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin thinks external HD is full but it isn't

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Aug 6 05:19:04 PDT 2010


On 08/05/2010 10:42, Jeff wrote:
> I removed all files from the drive and now it reports 1.2GB free.
>
> # df -h shows:
>
> Filesystem   Size    Used     Avail    Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/da0s1   1.9G    635M    1.2G    35%         /media/disk
>
> Yet Dolphin reports the drive size as 931.5 GiB which seems about right.
>
> Sysinstall shows:
>
> DISK Geometry:  121601 cyls/255 heads/63 sectors = 1953520065 sectors 
> (953867MB)
>
> Offset                       Size(ST)             End                
> Name  PType       Desc      Subtype    Flags
>
> 0                              63                      62              
>     -         12            unused    0
> 63                            1953520002        1953520064    da0s1  
> 8             freebsd      165
> 1953520065              5103 1953525167                     -         
> 12             unused        0
>
> Anyone else have this problem?
>

I've not run into this problem before... Your external disk drive is 
formatted UFS though, right? Does FAT32 fare any better, since that's 
what most of the external drives I've tested use?


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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