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100mb snapdrive shows 68mb

i created a lun with snapsdrive for 100mb but after creating it and mounted it in windows it shows 68.9mb and 57.2 mb free only.

why is that

100mb snapdrive shows 68mb

Hi,

that's a Microsoft thing.

When you create a new partition, windows create a MSR (Microsoft Reserved Partition).

In your case it's a 32 MB Partition

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Reserved_Partition

DISKPART> list partition

  Partition ###  Type              Size     Offset

  -------------  ----------------  -------  -------

  Partition 1    Reserved            32 MB    17 KB

  Partition 2    Primary             68 MB    33 MB