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Re: [PATCH] tests: fix false du failure on newer XFS

From: Rasmus Borup Hansen
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tests: fix false du failure on newer XFS
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:54:55 +0200

On 16 Sep 2014, at 13:18, Bernhard Voelker wrote:

> On 09/16/2014 12:48 PM, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
>> So XFS really allocates 4G for a 2G file. ;-/
>> I consider this a bug in XFS - maybe on {open,}SUSE only? [...]
> I filed a bug report for this, too:
> Have a nice day,
> Berny

I haven't been following this thread closely, but I'd guess this is related to 
speculative preallocation. Check the last five questions in the XFS FAQ:



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