Copying data from ext3 to ext4 filesystems shows size 1Gb less at destination server.

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  • We are trying to copy the data from ext3 to ext4 file system.
  • After copying the data, destination side it's showing 1GB less.
source size: 75 GB
destination size:74 GB
  • Let me know how to resolve this issue.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • EXT3
  • EXT4

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