I'm using a 4GB SD card, formatted from a Windows PC with the Debian image. Here's the output of df -h:

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
tmpfs                  94M     0   94M   0% /lib/init/rw
udev                   10M  156K  9.9M   2% /dev
tmpfs                  94M     0   94M   0% /dev/shm
rootfs                1.6G  1.5G     0 100% /
/dev/mmcblk0p1         75M   28M   47M  37% /boot

Where's all my extra space? There's about 2GB is missing!

  • Maybe they are not assigned to a partition? Jun 30, 2012 at 17:03

2 Answers 2


It's there, but not set up as available space.

You can either use the remaining space as a separate drive/volume or resize the partition to the full 4gb


Because the image that you flashed to the Pi is only 2GB, that's all the space the root partition can see. Either you can resize the root partition or create a new one with fdisk.

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