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

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Tue Oct 9 20:48:37 UTC 2007


On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 09:29:48PM +0100, Daniel Carter wrote:
> On 09/10/2007, Dean Harding <dean.harding at dload.com.au> wrote:
> >
> > It's kind of annoying that as drives get bigger and bigger, the size the
> > manufacturer reports gets further and further from the size the
> > operating system reports
> 
> 
> Let see my operating system reports my SAMSUNG HD501LJ as
> 
>  sudo fdisk /dev/sda
> Command (m for help): p
> Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes

320GB Seagate:
320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes

500GB Seagate:
500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes

I'd say that some of these manufacturers are more honest than
others...

-dsr-

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