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Re: [Xen-users] Guest says: no space left on device; but thats not true

To: Olaf Krause <krause@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Guest says: no space left on device; but thats not true
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 19:35:01 +0700
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On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Olaf Krause <krause@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> running a Gentoo host and several guests (Xen 3.3.0, Gentoo
> linux-2.6.18-xen-r12) there are some disk space spooks.

> Other guests seem not to have access to all their disk space:
> -----
> plone ~ # df . -h
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda1             4.0G  2.0G  1.9G  52% /
> plone ~ # touch test
> touch: cannot touch `test': No space left on device
> -----
> The space is formatted in ext3 and if i mount the filesystem loopback in the
> dom0 (after shutting down the guest), the whole space is usable.

Are you SURE that if you mount that particular filesystem in dom0 the
space is usable?
At first look it seems you might be out of inodes. Try a "df -i".



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