missing space on ext2fs scsi drive

Timothy Wall twall at tiac.net
Tue Sep 14 22:50:13 EST 1999

Yup, that's the problem.  It seems the installer short-inoded me.

Hollis R Blanchard wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Timothy Wall wrote:
> >
> > I've run into an odd problem that I'm not quite sure how to diagnose.
> >
> > My root partition  (a 2Gb partition on an 8Gb drive) shows (with "df")
> > around 55% usage (2203440 1k-blocks, a little over half used) and yet
> > fails complaining that the disk is full.   I don't recall exactly how I
> > partitioned the disk (probably pdisk).
> >
> > Is my ext2fs accounting screwed?  Why does the FS think there is no
> > space when writing, but show space with "df" ?
> Run 'df -i'. This shows you your inode usage. Full, isn't it? Time to backup,
> reformat (with mke2fs), and reinstall.
> -Hollis

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