Newly created XFS filesystem shows 78GB used

by yakatz   Last Updated September 11, 2019 23:00 PM

We have a 12TB RAID 6 array which is supposed to be set up as a single partition with an XFS file system. On creating the new file system, it says it has 78G in use, but there are no files on the drive.

[[email protected] ~]# df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
devtmpfs         32G     0   32G   0% /dev
tmpfs            32G     0   32G   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs            32G   11M   32G   1% /run
tmpfs            32G     0   32G   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sdb3       154G  3.9G  150G   3% /
/dev/sdb2      1014M  153M  862M  16% /boot
/dev/sdb1       599M  6.7M  593M   2% /boot/efi
/dev/sdc1       187G  1.6G  185G   1% /var
tmpfs           6.3G     0  6.3G   0% /run/user/0
/dev/sda1        11T   78G   11T   1% /export/libvirt

Did I do something wrong? Is this by design?

It looks like the file system log only takes up about 2GB and I can't figure out what else could be using the space.

[[email protected] ~]# xfs_info /export/libvirt/
meta-data=/dev/sda1              isize=512    agcount=11, agsize=268435455 blks
         =                       sectsz=512   attr=2, projid32bit=1
         =                       crc=1        finobt=1, sparse=1, rmapbt=0
         =                       reflink=1
data     =                       bsize=4096   blocks=2929458688, imaxpct=5
         =                       sunit=0      swidth=0 blks
naming   =version 2              bsize=4096   ascii-ci=0, ftype=1
log      =internal log           bsize=4096   blocks=521728, version=2
         =                       sectsz=512   sunit=0 blks, lazy-count=1
realtime =none                   extsz=4096   blocks=0, rtextents=0

Partition Information:

[[email protected] ~]# parted /dev/sda1
GNU Parted 3.2
Using /dev/sda1
Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands.
(parted) print
Model: Unknown (unknown)
Disk /dev/sda1: 12.0TB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: loop
Disk Flags:

Number  Start  End     Size    File system  Flags
 1      0.00B  12.0TB  12.0TB  xfs

This is a Dell FX2 with 4 FC430 compute node and 2 FD332 storage nodes, running RHEL8.

Answers 1

Try xfs_check and then xfs_repair

September 11, 2019 22:36 PM

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