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Make 3TB hard drive appear as two (2TiB+750GiB) with MBR

Some manufacturers of external hard drives with capacity exceeding MBR partition capacity seem to sell them pre-partitioned to a 2TiB partition and one with the remaining capacity. Tools are ...
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1answer
24 views

Recovering HDD Space From Failed Linux Install

I had a dual-boot (Windows/Linux) on my laptop a while back, but the Linux partition became corrupted when I tried to install a different version of Linux and overwrite the previous one. How do I ...
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2answers
108 views

Constantly running out of space with nothing installed

I'm running out of space on C:. Problem is I have deleted EVERYTHING. I don't understand where the space has gone. It's like it doesn't "regenerate" when I delete files. I've uninstalled Visual ...
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1answer
26 views

Resize Primary Partition in Ubuntu

I've set up a Ubuntu server the wrong way round. On a 2TB hard drive I gave 20GB to the root system partition and 1.8TB to home. I'd like to reverse this. I'm reading there is a tool, which may be ...
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1answer
109 views

VisualSVN server and disk space

I have an old computer which serves me as SVN server. I have also a laptop computer on which I do my work and then commit files to the server via home router. I recently checked disk space on C: on ...
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3answers
96 views

Why is my NTFS parition full when it's not?

My D: drive of 137GB (NTFS) would appear to be full, but I personally disagree. This are the reasons I disagree with reality: Selecting all files and viewing their properties, it says 43.4GB size ...
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1answer
1k views

increase /home size from root folder

The following is my partition in linux (ubuntu) Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda7 42G 11G 29G 29% / udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G 1% /dev tmpfs ...
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529 views

Shrinking ext4 partition: fdisk won't allow to recreate the partition at the same start block

Last time I shrank a partition, it was just as easy as deleting it and recreating it from the same start sector. But this time, fdisk won't allow to recreate the partition from sector 63, it forces ...
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1answer
35 views

Expand multiple partitions

I have a disk that is divided into several partitions, like the screenshot. And i nead add to partition C: the unallocated space(19.88GB). I try the normal way but not available, and try the ...
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4answers
902 views

Can I use cp to backup and restore Linux

On the same physical machine, the partitions of / and /home are both not large enough. I cannot extend the two partitions directly, since they are the last two partitions. I deleted the two partitions ...
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1answer
193 views

Not enough disk space when doing a SOAP request on mac osx

I'm on Mac osx, I'm sending a SOAP request and the response is: There is not enough space on the disk. <s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"> <s:Body> ...
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1answer
603 views

Lost hard drive space after clone

I'm running XP and just cloned the current hard drive to a new SSD. After cloning my new SSD is exactly the same size as the drive I cloned from (80GB) - not 128GB as it should be. I assumed there ...
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1answer
951 views

Shrink VDI disk

I have vdi file for a disk of 40GB. The vdi file itself is 36GB. I made some room in the disk and was able to resize the partition of the disk to 20GB, leaving an unpartitionned space of 20GB. I ...
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1answer
106 views

How to make dual boot by getting free space from Windows XP Primary Drive

I want to go for Dual boot with Windows XP and Ubuntu currently, Windows already installed in system with partitions as C: 270GB (Primary Drive);D:10 GB and E:92 GB I want to get 100 GB from C: ...
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1answer
540 views

How to check allocation unit size on a hard drive on Ubuntu 12.04

How can I check on Ubuntu 12.04 allocation unit size on my hard drives? Is there any simple way (as a terminal command), I've been searching for this info in Disk Utility, but couldn't find it.
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Cannot create a partition because of out-of-space message

I have 69GB of un-allocated space on my hard-drive. When I try to create a partition in it, I get the error message below telling me that there is not enough space to create it. Why am I getting this ...
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1answer
180 views

Free Space not shown in partiton even after extending it through gparted

I have a Ubuntu machine running 12.04 LTS on it. I had a very small "/" partition at the beginning, say of 16 GB. Now i added a 50 GB to it which i split from another partition and added to the "/". ...
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1answer
338 views

Disk Management is not working properly

My Windows 7 computer's Disk Management is not working properly. I can shrink the D: drive which is not primary partition, the unallocated space comes out. I then tried to create a new simple volume. ...
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1answer
786 views

FreeBSD: What is taking up all the space? I find df and du seem to be inconsistent

I have an old FreeBSD (5.3) server and I need to clear space from /var but I cannot seem to find what is taking up all the space. I have 6.8G of total space but I cannot seem to see that much data ...
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2answers
188 views

Disk Partition on Ubuntu

I have a 750 GB hard disk and GB RAM. I will setup LAMP on my system. Now my problem is, how I will make the disk partiton so that I will keep 300 GB for my localhost and the rest of memory will be ...
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3answers
488 views

How can determine how my partition is full even when it appears it is not?

I have run "df -kh" on my FreeBSD box and I see that /var is near 100% full. It was over but I have trimmed what I can but there is less then 500MB total on the partition according to running "du -ksh ...
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2answers
882 views

Calculate minimum ext3 partition size for certain amount of data

These following ext3 partitions contain identical data. As we can see, the larger the partition size, the more space is required for the same files: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available ...
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1answer
81 views

How does a HP Data Vault (using Windows Home Server) share a logical drive across multiple physical drives?

I've recently procured a HP Data Vault, and have been looking at the partitions in Disk Management. D: (a logical drive) links to two physical hard drives (each with a NTFS partition). Total Disk ...
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1answer
610 views

Virtualbox: how to add a second disk to a Windows XP Snapshot

I would like to add a second drive to my windows XP image that was created small (10 Giga). I've created a 20 Giga dataHarddisk2.vpi on the IDE Secondary Master from the control panel but when XP ...
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1answer
114 views

Disk is full after runing gparted?

I have around a 150GB hard drive that I had fully allocated to Ubuntu 10.10. I fired up the gparted live cd and reduced it by 47GB for a small ntfs partition for Windows. When it was completed, I ...
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Free space partition

I'm wanting to refine my understanding of what 'free space' is on a computer. Doing my background reading I've come to see that their are two instances in which 'free space' is referenced. I don't ...
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9answers
843 views

Hard drive space issue

I have a single hard drive split into 2 partitions: Drive C: 16 GB for Windows installation Drive D: 580 GB for Programs Files and Media The C drive is now almost full. Using TreeSize, I see that ...
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2answers
196 views

Windows 7 sees 100% free space

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate and it worked well. But I realized that I needed Windows 7 Professional. I installed the new edition. Then I tried to defragment my HDD (I use Ashampoo Winoptimizer 7), ...
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1answer
69 views

help in some linux commands

I need help in some linux commands regarding disk space. When i see disk space using " df -h " it list all partitions with space left in percentage. But here are few things i need to know more . If ...
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3answers
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How to expand C drive in window 2003

My C drive is 18GB. I have other 18GB unpartined space on same HD. I know that in vista i have the option to expand the disk by going in diskmanagement . How can i do in window 2003
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4answers
606 views

Moving space from d: to c: (server 2008)

I shrinked (using disk management in server 2008) the d: and extracted space of about 6 GB. This extracted space got allocated immediately after d: Is there a way to extend my c: partition and add ...
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5answers
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Why can't I extend the C: drive on Vista? Because I have Free Space to its right instead of Unallocated Space

Okay this is annoying! I have a C: drive that is the primary partition (bootable) that I would like to extend. In order to do that it seems like I need to have Unallocated Space to the right of the ...
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6answers
988 views

Do I need Partition for any good reason if I only have single boot?

If I will never want to dual boot two OS, then should I have number of partitions in 500GB main hard disk in notebook for any good reasons? Or What are the other reasons someone can have multiple ...
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6answers
877 views

Possible to safely change size of partition? Windows XP, NTFS

I currently have a 160GB drive partitioned as C: (Windows, Primary) and D: (data). I was a terrible estimator in the beginning, and the C: drive is approaching capacity, whereas I have ~35GB spare on ...