linux disc space
jeff at schwabcenter.com
Sat Feb 16 00:45:17 CET 2008
Steve Holden wrote:
> Jeff Schwab wrote:
>> I'm not sure how superuser-only space would be reserved in the first
>> place. I don't see anything relevant in the fdisk man page.
> The UFS and ext2 filesystem space allocation routines become very
> inefficient when free space gets too low, so for regular uses the
> filesystem is considered full before that threshold is reached. You can
> adjust the threshold setting (amon others) with tunefs.
Live and learn. I've been using primarily reiserfs for a while now,
which may be why my free blocks always == available blocks.
> Root uid processes can continue to use disk space after that point so
> that various daemon processes don't stop, and so that recovery actions
> can be taken.
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