ext3_free_blocks_sb when removing a more than 1GB file

Eric Sandeen sandeen at redhat.com
Fri Mar 4 16:26:12 UTC 2011

On 3/4/11 9:45 AM, Stephane Cerveau wrote:
> Dear all,
> It seems that if I change the size of blocks to 2048 by mkfs.ext3 –b
> 2048 /dev/sda1, the problem does not appear.
> Is there a way to know by advance what is the best block size for an
> external device ?
> BR

Sounds like a storage problem; not a filesystem problem, something
to do with the flash behaving badly.


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