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OCFS2: Disk Space is not Released After Deleting Many Files (Doc ID 468923.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Having deleted a large number of files and/or directories from an OCFS2 filesystem,  disk utilisation tools (df, du) still report unexpectedly high filesystem/disk space utilisation, for example:


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In this Document
 1. Run the script
 2. Review output for orphaned files
 3. Identify cluster node and application associated with orphan_dir
 4. Releasing disk space associated with OCFS2 orphan directories

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