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Date:	Sun, 02 Nov 2008 22:46:25 +0100
From:	"news.gmane.org" <francois.valenduc@...ablenet.be>
To:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>
CC:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Wrong calculation of space remaining on a 32 bit system.

Theodore Tso a écrit :
> On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 03:40:25PM +0100, François Valenduc wrote:
>> I have already filed a bug report (see
>> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11840) but unfortunately,
>> nobody seems to care about it.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 	Sorry no one responded, but while the Bugzilla system is great
> for tracking bugs, it's not a good place to call attention to a bug.
> In fact, I'm not sure that fs_ext4@...nel-bugs.osdl.org forwards
> anywhere sane (I'm checking up on that, though).  In general it's a
> good idea by sending e-mail to either linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org or
> (preferred) linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org.
> 
> 	From your description, the ext4 filesystem thought there was
> some kind of on-disk corruption or other problem with your filesystem,
> and remounted it read-only.  That's consistent with your report of the
> messages in the syslog of:
> 
> ext4_da_writepages: jbd2_start: 1024 pages, ino 40898; err -30
> 
> There should have been something in your logs *before* all of the err
> -30 complaints, however.  Was this your root filesystem, or do you
> have this saved in logfile in /var/log?  If so, can you search back
> for something that occurs before all of the ext4_da_writepages error
> messages?
> 
> 							- Ted

Thanks for your reply.
In fact, the errors I mentionned don't occur anymore. But the problem of
  the diskspace remains. I never managed until now to use more than one
third of a partition on a 32 bit system. After that, I always get a
message saying that the partition is full, which can't be true.

François
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