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How much free space left on ext. FW drive? - Mac Applications & Software

In article <heronstone-5836B6.21001722062003netnews.attbi.com>, heron stone <heronstoneattbi.com> wrote: >I have two large external FW Drives (250gb and 160gb) >nearly full of MP3s. > >How much free space should I leave on them. Once they're >full, they're not going to change. 5% of their total size....

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    In article <heronstone-5836B6.21001722062003netnews.attbi.com>,
    heron stone <heronstoneattbi.com> wrote:
    >I have two large external FW Drives (250gb and 160gb)
    >nearly full of MP3s.
    >
    >How much free space should I leave on them. Once they're
    >full, they're not going to change.
    5% of their total size.


    Simon Slavin Guest

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    Default Re: How much free space left on ext. FW drive?

    In article <mybrwobnj0.fsfSunburn.Stanford.EDU>,
    Martin Frost me at stanford daht edu <nospamstanford.edu.inval wrote:
    >If this BUG is so well known/doented, it should be easy to readily
    >fix it. Why hasn't it been fixed?
    There's a bug on our planet: we don't have world peace. It's well-
    known and doented. Why hasn't it been fixed ?

    It's difficult. But you still need to leave about 5% of all drives
    free, more for a boot drive. It's a feature of Unix.


    Simon Slavin Guest

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