bootable ext. USB SSD for backup
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Mar 16 20:37:30 UTC 2017
On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:11:53 +0100, Martin S. Weber wrote:
>Toshiba is clearly underselling the disk.
I don't think so, I suspect that some bytes are reserved to compensate
borked memory locations.
[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda | head -9
smartctl 6.5 2016-05-07 r4318
[x86_64-linux-4.9.13-rt12-1-rt-persianrug] (local build) Copyright (C)
2002-16, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org
=== START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
Device Model: TOSHIBA-TL100
Serial Number: Y69B703NKKEU
LU WWN Device Id: 5 00080d c0061b7c8
Firmware Version: SBFZ10.3
User Capacity: 240,057,409,536 bytes [240 GB]
GParted mentions 223.57 GiB * 1024 * 1024 = 234,430,136.32 bytes.
MBR, file system entries might take some space, too. OTOH the complete
capacity shouldn't shrink ;).
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