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Re: maxpct option for small xfs filesystems

To: Alexander Tsvetkov <alexander.tsvetkov@xxxxxxxxxx>, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: maxpct option for small xfs filesystems
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:05:27 -0600
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On 1/28/15 4:41 AM, Alexander Tsvetkov wrote:
> What is expected behaviour in this case when it's required for fs to allocate 
> new inodes starting to exceed defined maxpct
> percentage? Which error is expected to be returned to user, enospc or 
> probably just some warning?

Sorry, I didn't answer this.  ENOSPC is expected.

There's not a lot of value in enforcing this strictly to the last inode,
because a % is fairly coarse anyway, but we should not blow right past
it as we do today.


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