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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS2 not releasing disk space?



Hi,

Thats an ancient version of GFS2, please use something more recent such
as the current Fedora kernel,

Steve.

On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 09:51 -0400, Ernie Graeler wrote:
> All,
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> I’m new to this list, so I’m not sure if any one else has encountered
> this problem.  Also, this is my first post so forgive me if I do
> something incorrect. J   I’ve created a cluster using 2 nodes and
> created a shared file system between them using gfs2.   So far, the
> set up seemed to go well, and I can see the file system, and can write
> to it and copy files to it with no problem from either node.
> However, when I delete or remove files and directories from the gfs2
> file system, the files and directories go away, but the file system
> does not reclaim the space from the deleted files.  Is there a tunable
> parameter that handles this?  Or did I miss something in the
> configuration?  Has any one else encountered this situation?   If I
> restart the cluster, the space comes back, but I don’t want to have to
> restart the cluster every time I delete data in order to reclaim the
> space.  I’m running gfs2 on CentOS 5.1 X64.  I did a google search but
> came up dry.
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> Thanks!
> 
> Ernie
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