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Re: xfs used disk space bug in 2.6.38-rc1 (commit 6e857567dbbfe14dd6cc3f

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs used disk space bug in 2.6.38-rc1 (commit 6e857567dbbfe14dd6cc3f7414671b047b1ff5c7)
From: Alex Romosan <romosan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 08:05:16 -0800
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20110121034208.GZ16267@dastard> (message from Dave Chinner on Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:42:08 +1100)
References: <87zkqvtet2.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20110121034208.GZ16267@dastard>
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Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> When you quote a commit, can you please include the name of the
> commit. e.g:
>
> 6e85756 ("xfs: don't truncate prealloc from frequently accessed inodes")
>

sorry.

> Is the one with the known bug that causes excessive preallocation
> when files are zero sized. The candidate fix is here:
>
> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00281.html
>
> Can you see if that solves your problem?

i've tried it and disk usage is back to normal. thanks.

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