[ubuntu-uk] Copying files from a reiser3 partition to LVM problem
home at markallison.co.uk
Fri Jun 20 23:29:42 BST 2008
I have a frustrating issue.
I have three disks in my Ubuntu 8.04 home server configured as follows:
> df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda2 7.8G 2.5G 5.1G 33% /
/dev/sdc1 466G 436G 31G 94% /var/lib/backuppc_old
531G 531G 20K 100% /var/lib/backuppc
/dev/sda2 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
/dev/sdc1 on /var/lib/backuppc_old type reiserfs (rw)
/dev/mapper/backupvg-backuplv on /var/lib/backuppc type xfs (rw)
I am trying to copy all files from /var/lib/backuppc_old to
/var/lib/backuppc. When I copy the files, the /var/lib/backuppc
partition always fills up although it is 100GB bigger. I don't
understand why. /var/lib/backuppc_old is resierfs 3.6.19 set at
defaults when created. /var/lib/backuppc is an LVM partition and I
have tried creating ext3, reiser3 and xfs on the logical volume - but
they all fill up before the copy is complete.
Can anyone explain what's going on? I've spent hours and hours and
hours on this problem.
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