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Subject: Re: How much HD space left?
From: John covici (
Date: 2004-03-24

There is a place in the first few sectors where they store it, but
the way to always fix such things is with scandisk or whatever.
Incidentally, the Linux driver does store it in the same place as

on Wednesday 03/24/2004 Björn Stenberg( wrote
> wrote:
> > According to System Properties, I have 18.2 GB Used Space, 355 MB Free.
> >
> > According to Rockbox Info, I have Disk 18.6 GB (I assume full size) and free
> > 2.5 GB.
> This is a problem with Microsoft. They don't adhere to their own FAT32 specification, so the free space info they write to the disk is actually wrong.
> I don't know where they store the real free space information. They won't say.
> --
> Björn
> _______________________________________________

         John Covici

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