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By default ext2, ext3 and ext4 reserve 5% of all space for the root user and to prevent fragmentation (see this mailing list). However as this particular disk is used for archiving data that doesn't change much, I have taken the liberty to change this percentage to 1%, using the command: sudo tune2fs -m 1 /dev/sdb the last item /dev/sdb reflecting the ...


It shows the size of index table of your filesystem. In every HDD, you can not use the whole space for yourself.When any kind of partition is made on disk; to keep track of index of any file stored on it, parttion table is created to look up when we try to access any particular file.Not only that much information but all other information regarding each ...

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