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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
>
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> Ragnar Kjorstad
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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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