[Lustre-devel] F/S stats visualisation

rf at q-leap.de rf at q-leap.de
Tue May 17 05:13:37 PDT 2011

>>>>> "Johann" == Johann Lombardi <johann at whamcloud.com> writes:

    Johann> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 01:05:01PM +0200, rf at q-leap.de
    Johann> wrote:

    >> Sorry, but I'm not sure, what I'm supposed to understand from
    >> this.

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

Which #blocks? The one of the MDT or the one of the whole FS?

    >> 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.

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

Does that imply I'm doing something wrong? What is an EA block anyway?
We haven't activated any striping.


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