Free/Used space on unmounted storage devices

Andy Shevchenko andy at
Mon Mar 3 02:59:00 PST 2008

Hi Madison Kelly!

 On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 09:13:49AM -0500, Madison Kelly wrote next:

>  Here is a sample output from 'hal-device' for an unmounted partition. I can 
>  see various size-type data like block size, number of blocks, total size and 
>  such, but no information on used/free space. Perhaps I am missing something?
Really, the free space is dependent to the FS. I guess the used/free
information can't be catched without some initial (mount) procedure.

With best regards,
Andy Shevchenko.      mailto: andy at

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