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Re: UFS2 feature: inode space used for data (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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