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SubjectRe: problem deleting large files on ext

>> However, on a 750MB partition, deleting a 620MB file frequently leaves
>> only 275MB free. This is an intermittent problem. Sometimes it works
>> fine, and frees the full 620MB, other times it doesn't. I've tried
>> scrapping the whole thing and remaking the filesystem from scratch,
>> but that doesn't make any difference. After a reboot, things are fine,
>> and the full amount of space is free. I guess this is related to the
>> fact that e2fsck reports a problem with a dtime (I think) of zero, and
>> fixes it. Next time it happens, I'll try to get the exact message from
>> e2fsck.
>> Any ideas (kernel 2.0.28)?
>Havent you forgotten to unmount the iso file as loopback before deleting it?
>This hapend to me quiet often, and it's hose the filesystem a little.

No, I don't think so. I've been quite careful to ensure I don't delete
a mounted loopback filesystem.


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