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    SubjectRe: space left on ext3 (2.6.6-bk3)
    On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 12:23:25AM +0200, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
    > On a ext3 fs:
    >
    > fast:/mnt/tmp# df
    > Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
    > /dev/sda3 958488 521864 387936 58% /mnt
    >
    > fast:/mnt/tmp# cat /dev/zero > zr
    > cat: write error: No space left on device
    >
    > fast:/mnt/tmp# ls -l
    > total 436624
    > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 446660608 Jun 18 00:23 zr
    [...]
    > Is this an expected behaviour?.. Yeah, it is nice to have more space than
    > you think you have, but...

    436192 blocks

    958488-521864 = 436624 blocks

    I think you have 5% reserved for root, as this is the default setting
    when creating ext3 fs'.

    LLAP, Martin
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