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Date:	Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:32:26 -0500
From:	Jonathan Bastien-Filiatrault <>
To:	Andres Freund <>
CC:	Theodore Tso <>,,
	LKML <>,
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
> 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
> 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".

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