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I wanted to try out the new GPT system, and used it to partition my new HDD, with the partitions themselves using ext4. For some reason, about 1-2% of the space in each partition is already shown as used, both in
gparted. Currently the only content of the partitions is the lost+found folder which occupies all of
Is there a reason for this? Can this be fixed? Or is this just the space used by the file table (or equivalent)?
Edit: Is this more related ext4 than GPT? I found this just now, ext4: How to account for the filesystem space?