bug: snapshots and df space

Alfred Perlstein bright at mu.org
Wed Apr 9 09:40:57 PDT 2003

I forgot:

FreeBSD lappy.reserved 5.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT #0: Sat Mar 22 16:21:24 PST 2003     bright at lappy.reserved:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/lappy  i386


* Alfred Perlstein <bright at mu.org> [030409 09:39] wrote:
> After I lost power to a machine it came back up and I tried to log in
> as a user, problem is that I was at "100%" disk capacity so my login
> failed.
> After cleaning up several hundred megs of object files the 'df'
> reported that I had space, however allocations kept failing.
> I'm pretty sure this is because the deleted files were still held
> in the snapshot, which makes sense, however I don't think that df(1)
> should be reporting space that isn't just there yet.

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