file system overhead
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
wolfgang+gnus200602 at dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com
Thu Feb 2 08:16:42 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> writes:
> First make sure you are accounting for the disk space being
> sold in 1000^3 GB instead of 1024^3.
I did, but it certainly is worth repeating.
> Then add back the swap space that FC4 puts in a logical volume
> instead of a physical partition that you'd notice with fdisk.
Bingo! I was naively expecting the swap space to be a normal file and
show up in df(1).
$ swapon -s
Filename Type Size Used Priority
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01 partition 102399992 0 -1
Crunching the numbers again I see that >97% is now accounted for.
Now to figure out how to lower the swap allocation...
Elliot Lee <sopwith at redhat.com> writes:
> I know the maximum size of LVM volumes can depend on their chunk size.
> Maybe you are using the wrong chunk size in this particular LVM volume or
Chunk size (and perhaps lowering the number of inodes) is something
else I guess I need to look into. From "df -i" I notice that only 1%
of the inodes are used.
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