Could you simply be out of indoes?
If so, maybe someone could clue us in on how to increase the number of
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, Thomas Ledbetter wrote:
> Hello. We are having some strange problems with a couple of our xfs
> We have a large xfs filesystem being used to hold email data, and have
> encountered 'out of diskspace' error messages being generated when trying to
> things like simply create a directory. However 'df' shows that there is tons
> diskspace left, and tons of inodes left.
> The filesystem was formatted with the following parameters:
> - default block size of 4096
> - inode size of 1024
> - maxpct set to 33%
> In retrospect, it seems like it would of been smarter to use a blocksize of
> 2048 since the great majority of files are less then 4K, but I am confused as
> to why this would cause the 'out of diskspace' problem.
> Is there 'other' portions of the filesystem which could take up 33% of it?
> In this case there was 2.2G being reported as free by df, yet new files
> not be created. Deleting existing files did allow new ones to be created.
> Does anyone have any ideas why this would occur or where I can turn to for
> more information?
> Thomas Ledbetter
> Systems Administrator / Architect
> 585-586-2000 x1014
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