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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

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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

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