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Re: Strange case of deleting lots of files and "df" not recognizing it..

To: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Strange case of deleting lots of files and "df" not recognizing it....(unless I umount/mount) the disk...
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 15:51:28 -0500
Cc: Linda Walsh <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20120625090211.3c5c2032@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <4FE7FDF4.6080506@xxxxxxxxx> <20120625090211.3c5c2032@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 09:02:11AM +0200, Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> Le Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:58:12 -0700 vous écriviez:
> 
> > So when does it actually synchronize w/o me forcing it?  (I.e.
> > umount/mount)?
> > 
> 
> Yes, it happens sometimes and a umount/mount is needed to fix it.

You may find that this will get the job done:
echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

-Ben

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