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Re: XFS Inode Size question.

To: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS Inode Size question.
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 22 Jan 2002 14:53:56 -0600
Cc: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>, Linux XFS List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 2002-01-22 at 14:49, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> That's what it looked like to me as well, but df -i still shows a decent
> percentage of inodes free. That's what I'm getting wrapped around right
> now. I wasn't sure if it was relating to how many inodes are/were used,
> or if data extending to a certain number of blocks was making the other
> inodes unuseable. I've never heard of that happening, but I was curious
> just the same. 

I am pretty sure these numbers refer to in memory inode pools, not to
on disk inode availability. Besides which when xfs reports how many
inodes are free, it is reporting how many inodes could be created in
the filesystem - which at 256 bytes per inode is usually a lot.

Steve


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