Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Flavio Cappelli <flavio.cappelli@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Plasma device notifier shows wrong free space on USB disks
Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2018 11:52:42
Message-Id: 4340276a-e89b-f2cb-dc63-fa7dcb332f2c@ymail.com
>> ... >> >> I tried with three different USB drives and the behavior is the same: >> >> - 4GB flash drive on USB2 interface, vfat formatted, 3.3GB free >> - 128GB flash drive on USB3 interface, exfat formatted, 107GB free >> - 500GB external HDD on USB2 interface, ext4 formatted, 468GB free >> >> The device notifier always shows 1.2GB of free space and I cannot >> copy big files with dolphin to the USB disk. > > I bet it's to do with the FAT / VFAT formatting. > > If you don't get any more helpful replies here, I would take this
directly to the KDE lists.
> > Stroller >
Unfortunately it happens also with the ext4 filesystem (see the last item in the above list). Ok, thanks for the suggestion. Flavio