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    SubjectRe: disk full or not? you decide...
    Ragnar KjЬrstad wrote:
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    > On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 03:30:11PM -0400, Shawn Veader wrote:
    > > does anyone know why this is happening? our guess is that the logs
    > > to reiser are getting quite large. how do we flush them and force
    > > a garbage collection? we save and remove several large files on this
    > > partition as the system is running. therefore, i figure that the
    > > space is kept around till the log is flushed in case it is needed for
    > > replaying the journal. am i totaly off?
    >
    > No, space should be available right away, and the journal have fixed
    > size (32 MB pr default)
    >
    > Most likely the problem is caused by a big file (or more files) beeing
    > deleted but some program still keeping it open. Then the space can not
    > be reused until that program closes the file.
    >
    > You can get a list of deleted files that are still open with:
    > ls -l /proc/*/fd | grep deleted
    >
    > --
    > Ragnar Kjorstad
    > Big Storage
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    this is probably due to a fixed bug addressed in a not yet released bugfix.

    We are about to send it into the ac series (probably Sunday). If you run fsck it should free up the
    space, but run a backup first.

    Hans
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