[linux-lvm] lvdisplay disagrees with df for resized LV

Holger Grothe grothe at mathematik.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Oct 11 19:52:25 UTC 2000

> I have resized the file system to 90G successfully but, there always a
> but isn't there :-), df now reports a total of 88Gb.
> Out of interest is this due to rounding or reisfer/LVM housekeeping ?
neither nor :-).

> # umount /lv01
> # resize_reiserfs -s90000M /dev/vg01/lv01

resize_reiserfs did what you said. But 90000MB is not equal to 90GB
The standard power for the transfer K->M->G is 1024 (most tools) and 
not 1000 (==> 92160MB = 90 GB).

Compare the difference of 'df -h' ("real GB") and 'df -H' ("marketing GB").

Regards, Holger
Holger Grothe  (Email: grothe at mathematik.tu-darmstadt.de)
Fachbereich Mathematik, TU Darmstadt

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