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Re: ENOSPC at 90% with plenty of inodes

To: James Braid <jamesb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ENOSPC at 90% with plenty of inodes
From: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 22:40:57 +0200
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Le Fri, 8 Oct 2010 18:17:52 +0100 vous écriviez:

> On a fairly busy mail server hosting about 1000 cyrus mailboxes (each
> message is stored as a separate file), we are observing ENOSPC errors
> from the cyrus pop/imap daemons when attempting to create (tiny)
> files. e.g.

You must be running out of inodes, this probably should be a FAQ...
Check with xfs_info how much space is dedicated to inodes, and expand
it with xfs_growfs -m.

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