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Re: Linux 2.4.18 on RH 7.2 - odd failures

360GB when I started.  df shows the diskonly partially full when it stops.
The disk vendor has confirmed firmware issues just then, so it's in their
court now.

Thanks all for your input.


on 27/3/02 11:26 PM, Bryan Kadzban at bwkadzba mtu edu wrote:

> Tony Clark wrote:
>> I have a little script that makes a bunch of large files to give the
>> filesystem a beating.  It goes like this:
>> #!/bin/bash
>> i=1000
>> for((i=0;i != 301;i++)); do
>> time -p dd if=/dev/zero of=./bigfile.$i bs=1024k count=1024
>> echo $i
>> done
>> About 4 files in, it dies with 'dd: writing `./bigfile.4': Read-only
>> file system'
> This may be a dumb question, but you do have more than 4GB of space available
> on 
> the RAID array when you start, correct?  From this script, you'll need 300GB
> in 
> order to not run out, because when the block size for dd is 1024k (1 meg), and
> the count is 1024, that's 1024 megabytes, or 1GB.  Since you're writing out
> 300 
> of those 1GB files, I could see why the filesystem might run out of room.
> Although the "journal block not found" message *does* point to general data
> corruption, you never know, this might have something to do with it too.

Tony Clark              tony rsp com au
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