Why Newly Created Filesystem Size Displayed to 5% less than Physically Size?

(Doc ID 2087402.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 to Oracle Linux 7.0 [Release OL5U5 to OL7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


Question :

When we create a new filesystem, why that displays  5% less than physical size :215532924(215341092+191832) is 5% less than 227067260 as example below:


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