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Old 08-12-2007, 06:53 AM   #1
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Usb thumb drive not reading free space correctly


I have a usb stick that I put my micro sd card into and whats happening is its not reading the space correctly. For instance I deleted a 64mb file to put on a 32mb file and it continues to say not enough space. Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 08-12-2007, 12:54 PM   #2
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What does 'df' show when the drive is mounted? Did you delete from console or file manager?
 
Old 08-12-2007, 09:44 PM   #3
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/dev/sda1 1003976 988672 15304 99% /media/usbdisk
 
Old 08-12-2007, 09:50 PM   #4
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That shows 15MB free of a 1GB USB drive.
 
Old 08-12-2007, 10:03 PM   #5
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yes..but thats the problem I trashed more than 15mb of stuff.
 
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If you did "Trash" it, did you make sure to empty the trash?
 
Old 08-12-2007, 10:08 PM   #7
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Ah man..what it did was move the "deleted" files to a hidden folder. Thanks.
 
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No prob, common issue.
 
  


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