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Date:	Wed, 3 Dec 2008 19:18:33 +0100
From:	Andres Freund <>
To:	Theodore Tso <>
Cc:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>,
	"Jonathan Bastien-Filiatrault" <>,
	Andreas Dilger <>,
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: EXT4 ENOSPC Bug

On Wednesday 03 December 2008 18:23:09 Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 09:04:41PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > Can you make sure you have the below patch in the kernel.
> > c001077f4003fa75793bb62979baa6241dd8eb19
Yes, I do have that patch in kernel (verified through git and looking at the 
source). Its a part of linus' tree.

> Mmmm, good point, thanks.  I had been assuming this was caused by some
> failure in the delayed allocation code with block accounting, but we
> also had a bug fix that was causing a problem with inode allocation.
> That doesn't explain a report of an ENOSPC error with metadata only
> changes were failing (i.e., touching a file that already exists),
> although I don't think we've gotten a lot of information about that
> scenario and it feels a little unconfirmed to me still...
Unfortunately I am not absolutely sure (I reported this) as well, this is the 
reason I did not report it at first but only after no culprit could be found.

Still no luck reproducing it once more.


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