200gb hard drive?

David van Geyn dataiv-NOSPAM-200309 at noc.peon.net
Thu Nov 20 12:49:49 PST 2003

Omer, this is because a percentage of your disk space is reserved
automatically by FreeBSD. I believe that it automatically reserves 8% of
your disk space. You can adjust this by using 'tunefs'. Try 'man tunefs' to
find out how to use tunefs.

David van Geyn

----- Original Message -----
From: "Omer Faruk Sen" <freebsd at faruk.net>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 3:23 PM
Subject: 200gb hard drive?

> Hi
> I have installed a new hard drive to my FreeBSD system. Hard drive is
> but
> when I fdisk and disklabel the output of "df -h" is something like that:
> /dev/ad1s1e   183G   2.0K   169G     0%    /disk2
> Here as you can see I can only use 169GB of it. Bios has seen my harddrive
> as 190GB also dmesg output is like that:
> ad1: 190782MB <WDC WD2000JB-00DUA3> [387621/16/63] at ata0-slave UDMA100
> My question is what happened to 190-169 gb or maybe after some filesystem
> information reservation what happened to 183-169 gb?
> By the way I have used default newfs parameters -b 16384 -f 2048. I don't
> know if that helps...
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