losing disk space
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Jun 23 10:37:47 PDT 2004
synrat <synrat at wirewalk.org> wrote:
> thanx guys. learn something new every day.
> I actually noticed that my smaller volumes display the
> same 'discrepancy'..., but it only became a concern after
> 'loosing' 10gb :). hehe.
> should've realized that myself right away.
> is this true though that soft updates use additional disk space ??
No, that's not true. Where did you hear that?
> Mike Woods wrote:
> > synrat wrote:
> >> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> >> /dev/vinum/data 67G 2.0K 62G 0% /data
> >> Does this look weird or what ??
> > Nope, looks fine to me :)
> >> This is a mirrored vinum volume created from 2 partitions fully taking
> >> up 2 73gb drives. vinum shows this as 68gb volume, which I guess is
> >> ok considering kb>mb>gb calculation rip-off, but losing 10gb after
> >> newfsing is something new. The only other thing I did is turn on soft
> >> updates, but I wouldn't expect that too 'steal' 10 gb also. anyone ?
> > 5gb :)
> > UFS keep x% of the drive unavailable from anyone but root as part of the
> > filesystem optimisations, you can turn this off if you want with tunefs
> > but expect a performance hit from it.
> > Mike Woods
> > IT Technician
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