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Re: wasted disk space

On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 06:54:34PM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > I found that of my 2GB root filesystem more than 10% is wasted because it has
> > been formatted by the potato installer with a 4K block size instead of 1K.
> Actually on my system all partitions are 1k:
> /dev/sda1 Block size:               1024
> /dev/sda5 Block size:               1024
> /dev/sda6 Block size:               1024
> /dev/sda7 Block size:               1024
> This is because I dont have so big partitions as u have and mke2fs is
> guessing that smaller blocks are better.

# tune2fs -l /dev/hda6 | grep Block
tune2fs 1.18, 11-Nov-1999 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
Block count:              2417751
Block size:               1024
Blocks per group:         8192

That's larger than Massimo's partition AFAICT, yet it has 1K block size...

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