Tux3 Report: How fast can we fail?

Daniel Phillips daniel at phunq.net
Tue May 26 11:41:06 PDT 2015

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:03:26 AM PDT, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> We identified the following quality metrics for this algorithm:
>>  1) Never fails to detect out of space in the front end.
>>  2) Always fills a volume to 100% before reporting out of space.
>>  3) Allows rm, rmdir and truncate even when a volume is full.
> Hmm. Can you also overwrite existing data in files when a volume is
> full? I guess applications expect that to work..

That does seem to work pretty well, for example, repeated dd of
a size greater than the volume works. But I am not sure that
applications really expect that to work. I do not know of any
application like that myself.



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