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I've a partition in ReiserFS which stores images from a camera (so it keeps adding/removing directories with pictures...). When doing a dmesg, I get the following "warnings":

[227297.192297] ReiserFS: md0: warning: reiserfs_get_unused_objectid: no more object ids [227297.604575] ReiserFS: md0: warning: reiserfs_get_unused_objectid: no more object ids

So, it seems some kind of counter has run out of "numbers"? Any thoughts if that counter could be reseted?

Thanks!!

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reiserfsck

But my advice is backup your whole partition first (and better on the block layer).

  • Have you encountered that problem too? Or that's the only tool you know to deal with ReiserFS problems? Thanks a lot :) – Nobita Apr 1 '11 at 7:14
  • Nope, never met this. But it's the only approved tool, yeah. ;-) – poige Apr 1 '11 at 7:25
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Try a df -i command. The file system on which your files reside may be out of inodes. This occurs if lots and lots and lots of itty-bitty files are created. They use up inodes but very little disk space.

Unfortunately, you can't add inodes to a file system. Instead, you have to clean out the small files.

Edit: Oy! Ignore my comment. As kasperd correctly points out, Inodes on Reiser filesystems are not persistent.

  • That is certainly true of some file systems. But this question is about reiserfs. The entire point of reiserfs was to not have such restrictions. – kasperd Mar 4 '16 at 13:40
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