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Re: UFS2 feature: inode space used for data

On Wed 13 Mar 2019 at 21:44:11 -0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> (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.
> >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.

I thought that was what I wrote... because of the "unused".

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