Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 40660
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2018/07/17 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2005/11/20-21 [Computer/HW/Drives] UID:40660 Activity:low
11/20   I have an external hard disk that I connect to my PC via a USB
        port.  It's 20 Gigs, so under MyComputer it says it's total size
        18.6 GB.  And it also happens to say that there is 11.8 GB of free
        space.  On the disk itself, there are a handful of directories.  I
        right click on all of them, and click on "properties" and it says
        it takes up 5 GB.  But 18.6-11.8=6.8.  There is 1.8 GB unaccounted
        for.  Could this be in some hidden directory?  How can I free up
        more space (because I may need it some day)?
        \_ Download Treesize:
           Also, keep in mind that space available + space used != total space
           necessarily because the smallest blocks are allocated to only a
           single file, so space can be wasted.  Oh, and you can buy a 300GB
           drive at CostCo for $150 (granted, it's a maxtor).
           \_ Does Maxtor suck?
              \_ I've heard about drive failures but haven't seen one myself.
                 But two of my Maxtor drives have become *very loud* over time.
        \_ Turns out it wasa "Recycle" directory on there taking up the
           space. -op
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