Free/Used space on unmounted storage devices

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Mon Mar 3 03:47:14 PST 2008

On Freitag, 29. Februar 2008, Madison Kelly wrote:
> 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?

If you take a look at the SPEC of HAL you will see that hal don't provide any 
information about used/free disk space. And IMO there is also no need to have 
something like that in HAL since you can get these info as user without any 


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