[linux-lvm] fdisk and lvs size differences
Bryn M. Reeves
breeves at redhat.com
Wed Jan 9 16:13:45 UTC 2008
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Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> What lvm manual exactly? I didn't find anything about upper/lower case
> units supported in "man lvcreate" or "man lvm". In fact, it didn't make
> a difference here whether I used "g" or "G".
You're right - I was mistaken about using upper/lower to switch between
units in LVM2.
It doesn't change the fact that this is why you're seeing a difference
between the output of fdisk & the lvm tools though. LVM2 reports the
size using binary prefixes (powers-of-two) and fdisk uses the SI units.
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