Tux3 Report: How fast can we fail?

Mosis Tembo mosis.tembo at gmail.com
Tue May 26 23:41:39 PDT 2015

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Pavel Machek <pavel at ucw.cz> 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.

This is definitely nonsense. You can not rm, rmdir and truncate
when the volume is full. You will need a free space on disk to perform
such operations. Do you know why?


> Hmm. Can you also overwrite existing data in files when a volume is
> full? I guess applications expect that to work..
> Pavel
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