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ZFS on linux: switch partition to whole disk

There is a ZFS pool with raidz1 in it. The pool is created on top of three 2TB drives using the whole disk and a 2TB partition on a 3TB drive. What is the recommended process to reconfigure the pool ...
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What's the minimum occupied space that triggers Windows' low space notification?

Is it a percentage related to the partition size? Or, is it a hard-fixed number? What if it's a non-system partition? Why would it matter to Windows if it isn't installed into it? In my case, I run ...
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0answers
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Can you change the storage bar on “my computer” to indicate remaining space instead of used space?

Can you change the storage bar on "my computer" to indicate remaining space instead of used space?
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1answer
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Size of Linux VM XL local disk space

I want to create a Linux VM server but I don't know what is the default disk size when you create the new server.
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1answer
194 views

GB Calculation on SSD. Am I just lucky?

I have recently installed a OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB 2.5 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) 120 GB SSD. I figured I would have about 110 to 112 GB knowing that hdd/ssd ...
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What is the “drive level/low space” warning threshold for Windows 7?

What is the limit for the theshold for Windows 7 to trigger a "low space" warning? (here indicated by the red bar) and is it customiseable? I think it is 10% but I am not sure and can't find any ...
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How does RAID5 work? [duplicate]

In a raid 5 setup, you get 4 TB of usable space out of 3 x 2 TB disks. How is that possible? Simple minded as I am, I would think that you need 4TB to store your things, and use the remaining 2TB for ...
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2answers
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Who decides the RAID levels and architecture?

Is there some governing body that comes up with the specifications for different RAID levels? If not, how are they decided?
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3answers
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What process manages disk storage in Windows?

Which Windows process is responsible for determining the low level space management and allocation? For example, that the data goes to this block, this segment etc.
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iPhone/iPod space usage information on the device

iTunes gives an information (capacity bar) of the device (iPod Touch) when connected, with respect to the amount of space used by each category like Audio, Video, Photos, Apps etc. Is there any ...