xfs
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: FYI: better workaround for updating 'df' info after 'rm' on xfs-vols

To: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: FYI: better workaround for updating 'df' info after 'rm' on xfs-vols
From: Linda Walsh <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:47:38 -0800
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Delivered-to: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20130226045038.GN5551@dastard>
References: <512C12B5.3070908@xxxxxxxxx> <20130226045038.GN5551@dastard>
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.8.1.24) Gecko/20100228 Lightning/0.9 Thunderbird/2.0.0.24 Mnenhy/0.7.6.666
>> Someone suggested cat [1|3] >/proc/sys/vm/drop_caches.
> 
> echo, not cat. It does work every time, whether you see anything
> obvious or not. And if you want to reclaim inodes, then you want
> "echo 2 > ..."
----
        Erk...meant echo... too much draino on the braino
(doesn't 3 include '2'? I thought it was a bit mask?)



> freeze/thaw should do what you want without affecting anything
> running on the fs at all.
---
        Thanks... will have to remember / script that ..
Have seen the space not drop for hours!....(literally)..

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>