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SubjectRe: O_TRUNC problem on a full filesystem
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 07:55:48PM +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:

> When you truncated your file, the blocks remained preallocated
> on behalf of the file, and were hence considered "used". For
> some reason, a subsequent attempt to allocate blocks for the
> same file failed to use that file's preallocated blocks.

Nope. ext2_truncate() calls ext2_discard_prealloc() to fix this up.
Both 2.2 and 2.4 do this correctly.

Cheers,
Stephen
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