Free/Used space on unmounted storage devices

Andy Shevchenko andy at
Fri Feb 29 04:36:02 PST 2008

Hi Madison Kelly!

 On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 02:13:11PM -0500, Madison Kelly wrote next:

>    Is there any way (in or out of HAL) under Linux/*nix to determine the 
> number of user and free blocks/bytes on a storage device/partition that 
> *isn't* mounted?
IIRC, you should see the volume namespace even it's not mounted.

With best regards,
Andy Shevchenko.      mailto: andy at

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