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From: Alex Romosan <romosan@sycorax.lbl.gov>
To: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, xfs@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: xfs used disk space bug in 2.6.38-rc1 (commit 6e857567dbbfe14dd6cc3f7414671b047b1ff5c7)
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 08:05:16 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87bp3a8coz.fsf@sycorax.lbl.gov> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110121034208.GZ16267@dastard> (message from Dave Chinner on Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:42:08 +1100)

Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com> writes:

> When you quote a commit, can you please include the name of the
> commit. e.g:
>
> 6e85756 ("xfs: don't truncate prealloc from frequently accessed inodes")
>

sorry.

> Is the one with the known bug that causes excessive preallocation
> when files are zero sized. The candidate fix is here:
>
> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00281.html
>
> Can you see if that solves your problem?

i've tried it and disk usage is back to normal. thanks.

--alex--

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      reply	other threads:[~2011-01-21 16:05 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
2011-01-21  3:42 ` Dave Chinner
2011-01-21 16:05   ` Alex Romosan [this message]

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