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Date:      Fri, 2 Feb 2007 19:18:49 -0500
From:      Peter <pmatulis@sympatico.ca>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        "Peter A. Giessel" <pgiessel@mac.com>
Subject:   Re: 305 GB hard drive reduced to 266 GB (why?)
Message-ID:  <200702021918.49420.pmatulis@sympatico.ca>
In-Reply-To: <45C3CD43.3080200@mac.com>
References:  <200702021839.29502.pmatulis@sympatico.ca> <45C3CD43.3080200@mac.com>

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Le Vendredi 2 F=E9vrier 2007 18:46, Peter A. Giessel a =E9crit=A0:
> On 2007/02/02 14:39, Peter seems to have typed:
> > I am installing a new 6.2 STABLE system and I am troubled by the
> > amount of available disk space I'm getting on one of my IDE
> > devices:
>
> Its in the FAQ:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html#MANUF
>ACTURER-DISK-SIZE

I already took account of manufacturer disk size.  However, I didn't=20
know about the FreeBSD 8% rule which accounts for the discrepancy=20
between my disk size of 289 GB and its available space of 266 GB.

So now my question becomes "Where does FreeBSD get 289 from 305?".

PM



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