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Re: UFS2 feature: inode space used for data
rhialto%falu.nl@localhost (Rhialto) writes:
> in the set is allocated and initialized. The set of blocks that may
> be allocated to inodes is held as part of the free-space reserve
> until all other space in the filesystem is allocated. Only then can
> it be used for file data.=20
>But the bit at the end: if you don't need so many inodes, but run out of
>data space, then unused inode blocks can be re-purposed as data blocks.
I says that blocks that might be used for inodes later aren't allocated
for data unless there is no other free block. It doesn't talk about
re-purposing inode blocks once they are used as such.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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