On Thursday 24 July 2003 03:12 pm, Dan Nelson wrote:
>
> The FFS filesystem reserves 8% of the disk
> space so that it can allocate contiguous blocks for files.

It happens to serve that function, but I understood the reserve is for 
root so that users can not fill filesystems and kill root processes. 
The reserve does not apply to UID 0.

-- 
David Kelly N4HHE, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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The human mind ordinarily operates at only ten percent of its
capacity -- the rest is overhead for the operating system.

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