[Lustre-devel] F/S stats visualisation

Johann Lombardi johann at whamcloud.com
Tue May 17 05:03:05 PDT 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 01:05:01PM +0200, rf at q-leap.de wrote:
> Sorry, but I'm not sure, what I'm supposed to understand from this.

Lustre intentionally reduces the number of inodes returned via lfs df -i when #blocks > #inodes.

> It's a fact that 'lfs df -i ' numbers are bogus.
> I can fill up the whole filesystem with as many inodes as df on the server shows (tested this
> with the installation mentioned in bug 24489), so the latter inode
> number is correct.

That's because your default striping does not require an additional EA block.


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