[OpenAFS] Re: Changing freespace value returned to 'df' - Linux

Stephan Wiesand stephan.wiesand@desy.de
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:46:06 +0200

On Sep 10, 2012, at 20:27 , Russ Allbery wrote:

> Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:
>> I have not done this, but it's hard to imagine any issues if you set =
>> to, say, 2^31-1 or under. And with anything higher, I'd expect any
>> issues are ones that would come up with any filesystem of that size, =
>> that doesn't seem too likely, either.
> Didn't we set this to something larger for a while and then change it =
> due to some sort of problem?  I could be making that up, but I think I
> remember having df show something in the terabyte range for AFS for a
> while.

My recollection is that this was changed to the current ~9 GB from some =
much smaller value years ago (with the 1.2 release?). But it could well =
be failing me.

Andrew's suggestion to set it to something slightly smaller than 2 TiB =
seems very reasonable to me.

Stephan Wiesand
Platanenenallee 6
15738 Zeuthen, Germany