[mythtv-users] OT: Size (MB) of Samsung HD501LJ drive?

mikp mikpolniak at roadrunner.com
Tue Oct 9 15:43:19 UTC 2007


On Tue, 9 Oct 2007 07:36:33 -0400
"Steven Adeff" <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10/8/07, MythTV <mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
> > Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > I'm thinking of adding two of these to my existing RAID5 array but
> > > want to make sure i won't have an issue. my current drives show a
> > > cfdisk size of 500105.25 (MB). If anyone has one of these drives and
> > > could let me know I'd much appreciate it!
> > >
> > > thanks!
> > >
> >
> > Mine are all in a hardware raid 6, but they show up under the 3ware raid
> > tool as:
> >
> > SAMSUNG HD501LJ 465.76 GB
> >
> > I was a little surprised when I bought them that there was 35 gig
> > missing from what I was expecting.
> >
> > Michael
> 
> quite the thread I've inadvertantly started...
> 
> Michael, could you check the cfdisk size of a single drive for me?
> Some manufacturers are slightly off, and while one could assume the
> drive is the exact same size (500105.25), I've had 250GB drives from
> different manufacturers that were slightly different. Since I'll be
> adding these to an existing array it's kinda important that the size
> is big enough to at least match the existing partitions on the other
> drives.
> 

cfdisk reports both of my HD501LJ Size:

500105.25 (MB)


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