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Old 11-25-2011, 05:05 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Doc CPU View Post
Hi there,

it probably is reserved space, I discussed this subject a few days ago with someone else. You're using a journaling file system like ext3 or ext4? And not surprisingly, it's about the same percentage again, roughly 5..6% of the partition.

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Thanks for pointing it out. I haven't noticed it before. Just looked at my system and it's kind of similar.
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ok so if it is unreserved space (as you say) do you know if there's a command to 'unreserve' it?
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Hi there,

Originally Posted by tonj View Post
ok so if it is unreserved space (as you say) do you know if there's a command to 'unreserve' it?
yes, that's easy: Reformat the partition and use a filesystem without journal, e.g. ext2.
But be aware that it will be less robust and more subject to damage or corruption.

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