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Re: [linux-lvm] Inode usage on lvm volumes?



On 9/6/2009, Lars Ellenberg (lars ellenberg linbit com) wrote:
> do a "df -T -i"
> and I bet it will show that you are using ext3 for / and /backups,
> tmpfs for /dev, and reiserfs for those "zero inode" volumes.

Ahh... yep, and especially yep (reiserfs for the zero inode volumes)...

<whew> was a little concerned that this might be indicating a serious
problem...

> Reiserfs simply puts its inodes anywhere, until there is no more space.
> It does not have any notion of "total" inodes, thus there are no
> "free" inodes, either.  It probably knows the number of used inodes.
> But because statfs() does only provide for "total" and "free",
> and leaves "used" to be calculated, there is no way to return that info.

Many thanks for the explanation... :)

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Best regards,

Charles


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