[OpenAFS] No space left on device error -- despite partition being only 33% full

Ken Elkabany Ken@Elkabany.com
Fri, 14 Aug 2009 16:45:12 -0700

Thanks! That was the problem.


On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Thomas Kula<kula@tproa.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 03:54:41PM -0700, Ken Elkabany wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> My afs clients have begun receiving a "No space left on device" error
>> when attempting to write to or delete from a specific afs volume. The
>> volume in question called "jobs" has both a RW and RO site on the same
>> partition, vicepa.
>> vos partinfo [server]
>> Free space on partition /vicepa: 3292236 K blocks out of total 4898432
>> fs listquota jobs
>> Volume Name =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Quota =A0 =A0 =A0Used %U=
sed =A0 Partition
>> jobs =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A03000000 =A0 =A070144=
4 =A0 23% =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 33%
>> I have also verified via "df" that on our afs fileserver, the mount
>> for /vicepa is only 33% full.
>> The one peculiarity to our system is that our jobs volume has many
>> folders. On the 1st/top level there are 50 folders, on the second
>> level there are 1000 folders for each folder on the top level. For
>> each of the 1000*50=3D50,000 second level directories, there is a single
>> third level directory which contains a small collection of files.
>> Could this directory structure be causing any problems? Any other
>> ideas?
> Run out of inodes in the /vicepa partition? I usually use
> `df -i' to find out if this is the case.
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