Subject: Re: WARNING: softdep bug
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/1999 17:50:48
Charles M. Hannum writes:
 > Note the words `delayed de-allocation'.  When you `rm' a huge a file,
 > a whole pile of bitmap updates to free the blocks are deferred until
 > after the inode block is updated...

Sure, I understand that; it doesn't explain why ~2Gb of
recently-written files were suddenly 0 bytes long, though.