[LUNI] Disk full, but not really
ramin-list at badapple.net
Tue Aug 14 17:50:25 CDT 2007
Branko Kotur wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 August 2007 5:39:35 pm Ramin K wrote:
>> You can mess with the limit using e2fsprogs, I forget the details, but
>> you start to lose performance in significant ways if the file system
>> does not have extra space to work in. I would suggest getting more disk
>> as a simpler and ultimately cheaper solution.
> I'm already working on getting a larger hard drive put in. I was just curious
> about this and didn't realize performance would decrease if it reached/came
> near 100%.
> Thanks for the info though.
You'd likely be fine up to 95% depending on the size of your files, the
churn on your file system, and how long before you upgrade.
Fragmentation starts increasing pretty quickly without enough room. IIRC
you need to be careful when making the change and possibly unmount the
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