ZFS'inodes' (as reported by 'df -i') running out?
pluknet at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 12:04:48 UTC 2010
On 18 February 2010 14:41, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Karl Pielorz wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I originally posted this in freebsd-fs - but didn't get a reply... I
>> have a number of systems (mostly 7.2-S/amd64) running ZFS. Some of these
>> handle millions of files.
>> I've noticed recently, according to "df -i" I'm starting to run out of
>> inodes on some of them (96% used).
>> Filesystem iused ifree %iused Mounted on
>> vol/imap 1726396 69976 96% /vol/imap
>> I know ZFS doesn't have inodes (think they're znodes), and is capable of
>> handling more files than you can probably sensibly think about on a
>> filesystem - but is "df -i" just getting confused, or do I need to be
> AFAIK ZFS allocates inodes when needed so df -i reports the previously
> allocated value. The number of available inodes should automatically
> grow as you add more files.
Sorta jfyi. That's what I see on Solaris:
df: operation not applicable for FSType zfs
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