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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: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 13:30:14 +1000
Cc: Linda Walsh <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20120626093323.3cb0cc18@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <4FE7FDF4.6080506@xxxxxxxxx> <20120626023302.GD19223@dastard> <20120626093323.3cb0cc18@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 09:33:23AM +0200, Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> Le Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:33:02 +1000 vous écriviez:
> 
> > As ben said, the last reference has to go away before the space is
> > freed. lsof is your friend.
> 
> I just had the same problem recently, but lsof reported zero open files
> on the volume. umount/mount worked though, I didn't thought the cache
> trick would be enough.

I think that we need a reproducable test case for this issue before
we'll be able to make any progress on it, then....

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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