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From: Alex Romosan <romosan@sycorax.lbl.gov>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: xfs@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: xfs used disk space bug in 2.6.38-rc1 (commit 6e857567dbbfe14dd6cc3f7414671b047b1ff5c7)
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:25:05 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8739onro1q.fsf@sycorax.lbl.gov> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87zkqvtet2.fsf@sycorax.lbl.gov> (message from Alex Romosan on Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:01:45 -0800)

Alex Romosan <romosan@sycorax.lbl.gov> writes:

> my home directory is using xfs and i noticed that when i try to compile
> a program or do any kind of disk access (like git pull, etc) the amount
> of space used jumps by tens of gigabytes causing the disk to seemingly
> become full (eventually). on reboot the used disk space goes back to the
> correct value. i did a 'git bisect start -- fs/xfs' and i tracked it
> down to commit 6e857567dbbfe14dd6cc3f7414671b047b1ff5c7. if i revert
> this patch then disk usage doesn't increase unexpectedly (i have 270GB
> free and the disk became full by simply trying to compile wine). i can
> try patches if somebody comes up with one.

actually, even with that patch reverted the disk usage still creeps up
eventually so something else is not quite right.

--alex--

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  reply	other threads:[~2011-01-21  2:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-20 22:01 Alex Romosan
2011-01-21  2:25 ` Alex Romosan [this message]
2011-01-21  3:42 ` Dave Chinner
2011-01-21 16:05   ` Alex Romosan

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