parted command query

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parted command query

Post by knzzz » 2020/05/20 13:47:55

Hi All,

When i tried to created disc partion using parted command out of 300 GB i got only 278GB so if i need to use entire 300GB means , what
step i need to follow.

how i did
1.parted /dev/sda
(parted) mklabel gpt

(parted)mkpart primary 0 300GB
i ignored the warning the resulting partition is not properly aligned

(parted) print

(parted) quit


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Re: parted command query

Post by TrevorH » 2020/05/20 13:50:13

278GB = 278 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024 = 298500227072 which is pretty nearly 300.
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Re: parted command query

Post by jlehtone » 2020/05/20 14:11:07

Parted seems to default to 10-based numbers, but can use 2-based units too:

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(parted) print
(parted) unit GiB
(parted) print
(parted) unit GB
(parted) print

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