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Re: xfs_fsr 2.2.38 bug/kernel 2.6.21.3 cannot defrag volume

To: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs_fsr 2.2.38 bug/kernel 2.6.21.3 cannot defrag volume
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 19:25:24 -0700
Cc: Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, apiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 10:41:40AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:

> Remember - xfs_fsr does best effort defrag - if it can't make
> progress, it does nothing, and it can't defrag directories...

Also, it's not going to do much in many cases unless you have free
space...  if you don't have enough *suitable* free space then it won't
be able to do much.


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