[linux-lvm] I'm confused

Pantaleimon pantaleimon at home.no
Sun Dec 8 16:44:02 UTC 2002

On Sunday 08 December 2002 12:25, David Corbin wrote:


> Well, About 3 gig is other partions, and it appears to me that the other
> 7G is lost to making the raid device and various overheads (though that
> sure seems excessive).

I think hardisk manufacturers use base 10, rather than base 2, when they speak 
of "mega" and "giga", ie. mega = 1000K and not 1024K. That means that a 120G 
hardisk is only 114.4G. Hence, 109.77G + about 3G = about 113G. Hmm, still 
about 1.5G missing.

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