[CentOS] centos 6.2 xfs + nfs space allocation

Mon Jun 11 15:02:30 UTC 2012
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

Stephan van Hienen wrote:

> The file is using almost double the size ?
> Even after a few days the file is showing the same disk usage.
> Only umounting and remounting the filesystem fixes the problem.
> When I do the same test on an ext4 filesystem no issues. (same 
> server/client)

What does:

  /usr/sbin/xfs_bmap -pl 10Gtest

output (when run on the server)?

You can also 'recover' the lost space by running (as root on the server):

  /usr/sbin/xfs_fsr 10Gtest

James Pearson

P.S. you can also see the allocated size of a file using the -s option to ls