Free Space reporting differs from program to program

Bug #188045 reported by miked on 2008-02-01
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Bug Description

root@HewittRand-desktop:~# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 4311 MB, 4311982080 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 524 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x35b635b6

   Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 494 3968023+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 495 524 240975 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 495 524 240943+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 41.1 GB, 41110142976 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4998 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x084c084c

Disk /dev/sdb doesn't contain a valid partition table
root@HewittRand-desktop:~#

root@HewittRand-desktop:~# df -Th
Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1 ext3 3.8G 3.4G 195M 95% /
varrun tmpfs 189M 104K 189M 1% /var/run
varlock tmpfs 189M 0 189M 0% /var/lock
udev tmpfs 189M 52K 189M 1% /dev
devshm tmpfs 189M 12K 189M 1% /dev/shm
lrm tmpfs 189M 22M 167M 12% /lib/modules/2.6.24-4-generic/volatile
root@HewittRand-desktop:~#

miked (miked11) wrote :

root@HewittRand-desktop:~# cat /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=8.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=hardy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu hardy (development branch)"
root@HewittRand-desktop:~#

root@HewittRand-desktop:~# sudo apt-get install qtparted
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
qtparted is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@HewittRand-desktop:~#

miked (miked11) wrote :

Disk Usage Analyzer

miked (miked11) wrote :

I added wrong screenshot in the comment above the Disk Usage Analyzer
I should of added this one.

miked (miked11) wrote :

root@HewittRand-desktop:~# sudo apt-get install gparted
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
gparted is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@HewittRand-desktop:~# sudo apt-get install pysdm
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
pysdm is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@HewittRand-desktop:~#

miked (miked11) wrote :
miked (miked11) wrote :
miked (miked11) wrote :

screenshot right above this did not shot right .
this is the corrected screenshot

miked (miked11) wrote :

I have moved to Hardy Heron Alpha 4 via fresh install from Live CD.
after trying a
root@HewittRand-desktop:~# sudo apt-get remove libselinux1
as suggested by someone to fix another constantly crashing program.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poker-network/+bug/95836/comments/11
nothing really worked on my computer after that, so I had to re-install, so I put the new Alpha 4 on here.
So I guess you can close the bug as it relates to me, for now, and I will file if it happens again.
thanks

Daniel Hollocher (chogydan) wrote :

hey miked, you can close these bugs yourself. Heck, I'm gona close it for ya, because you are saying that the problem has gone (I think). Seems reasonable to me! cya

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