[OpenAFS] Question about disk usage

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 13:40:19 -0400 (EDT)

AFS puts the data where you tell it to. It doesn't distribute the data 
sequentially, or balanced. It puts the data on the partition the volume 
you're writing to is on, and that volume is on the partition you (or your 
admin) put it on.


On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Madhusudan Singh wrote:

> Hello
> I administer an openafs cell for our research group and have two ~170G
> partitions assigned for storing user volumes (/vicepa and /vicepb).
> I was wondering if AFS distributes the volumes over these two partitions or
> just fills them up sequentially. The usage on our server machine shows the
> following :
> /dev/sda10            169G   47G  122G  28% /vicepa
> /dev/sda11            169G   33M  168G   1% /vicepb
> Is this normal or is it a sign of something amiss ?
> Thanks.
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