On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 01:25:20PM +0000, Paul J Collins wrote:
>> NOB> This is touted as an advantage of Reiser BUT it's not quite
> NOB> as good as it's painted. I moved something south of a gig of
> NOB> data a while ago from an old disk which was ext2 with 1K
> NOB> blocksize to Reiser - the Reiser filesystem was a little
> NOB> bigger.
>> I belive that some space-reporting tools give misleading results due
> to reiser packing the files' tails. I don't recall the details, but
> it was mentioned on linux-kernel.
Yeah, du gives wrong information unless you've a Reiser aware version, which
I haven't found yet (not that I've looked very hard :-) )
Wht I quoted however was based on df reporting of the space used by the
filesystem and free on the disk which AFAIK is kosher with Reiser (and yes,
I know about the 32M log area)
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