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Date:	Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:32:26 -0500
From:	Jonathan Bastien-Filiatrault <joe@....org>
To:	Andres Freund <andres@...razel.de>
CC:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>, adilger@....com,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: EXT4 ENOSPC Bug

Andres Freund wrote:
> Hi Ted, Hi Andreas, hi all,
>
> On a testsystem (spare laptop) with ext4 as root filesystem sometimes the
> system starts to return ENOSPC to all write/create syscalls.
> Sometimes the system runs without problems, at other times it starts
having
> problems soon after boot.
> A reboot resolves the problem temporarily.
I have had the same problem.
>
> I don't see  a specific usage triggering the problem.
Using Vuze(formerly azureus) seemed to trigger the problem. My system
can run fine for days before it happens.
>
> Deleting some files sometimes allows the creation (just touch
$unused_filename)
> of some files, but not many.
>
> Anything I can do to help you to debug the problem?
>
> Andres
I do not have much more info to give you, this is mostly a "me too".

Thanks,
Jonathan
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