[linux-lvm] physical volume smaller than partition?
martin at isg.si
Tue Apr 18 20:30:17 UTC 2006
Tnx. for explanation.
I didn't think that cfdisk uses 1000 instead of 1024.
On 2006.4.18, at 20:00, Dieter Stüken wrote:
> Martin Gombac wrote
>> and noticed 277.60 GB != 291.08..GB. So my question is where did
>> the rest of disk space went to?
> it depends on counting "kilo" as 1000 or 1024.
> This happens even twice for kb -> mb -> gb.
> Thus: 277.60 * 1.024 * 1.024 = 291.08
> Memory capacity is calculated using 1024 where as disk manufacturer
> like using 1000, as this results in bigger numbers
> (but does not result in more space :-(
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