On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 07:56:59AM -0500, Joe Bacom wrote:
> Hopefully this is an easy question. I would like to know how to
> determine the amount of usage / free space that is left in the
> journal. I have several filesytems that make heavy use of extended
> attributes, so I would like to monitor the journal space to ensure
> that I don't try to overfill it.
You can't overfill it --- worst case is that it will block and flush
to disk when 'full'. In the xfsprogs distribution there is a perl
script to parse and pretty-print /proc/fs/xfs which you can use to get
some idea of how often this happens.