[gpfsug-discuss] Independent fileset free inodes
Simon Thompson (Research Computing - IT Services)
S.J.Thompson at bham.ac.uk
Fri Aug 7 17:49:03 BST 2015
Hmm. I'll create an RFE next week then. (just in case someone comes back with a magic flag we don't know about!).
From: gpfsug-discuss-bounces at gpfsug.org [gpfsug-discuss-bounces at gpfsug.org] on behalf of Rei Lee [rclee at lbl.gov]
Sent: 07 August 2015 17:30
To: gpfsug-discuss at gpfsug.org
Subject: Re: [gpfsug-discuss] Independent fileset free inodes
We have the same problem when we started using independent fileset. I
think this should be a RFE item that IBM should provide a tool similar
to 'mmdf -F' to show the number of free/used inodes for an independent
On 8/7/15 8:56 AM, Simon Thompson (Research Computing - IT Services) wrote:
> I was just wondering if anyone had a way to return the number of free/used inodes for an independent fileset and all its children.
> We recently had a case where we were unable to create new files in a child file-set, and it turns out the independent parent had run out of inodes.
> mmsf however only lists the inodes used directly in the parent fileset, I.e. About 8 as that was the number of child filesets.
> The suggestion from IBM support is that we use mmdf and then add up the numbers from all the child filesets to workout how many are free/used in the independent fileset.
> Does anyone have a script to do this already?
> Surely there is a better way?
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