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Subject: Re: Disk Free Space

Re: Disk Free Space

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 15:17:05 +0200

c s wrote:
> Rockbox shows:
> Disk: 4.6GB
> Free: 1.0GB
> Windows 2K shows:
> Free space: 382,525,440 bytes 364 MB
> Capacity: 5,014,347,776 bytes 4.66 GB

Rockbox simply uses the free cluster count and total cluster cound that windows writes in the Bios Parameter Block on the disk. There is nothing complicated about this.

Apparently windows itself, however, uses some other method to decide how much space is free.

Received on 2003-05-19

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