[arch-general] can't balance full btrfs raid6 filesystem

Jameson imntreal at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 18:48:17 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 1:43 PM Leonid Isaev <leonid.isaev at jila.colorado.edu>

> See this:
> http://marc.merlins.org/perso/btrfs/post_2014-05-04_Fixing-Btrfs-Filesystem-Full-Problems.html
> Basically, when your btrfs is full, just create a loopback device, add it
> to
> the array, rebalance and then remove the device. This is what I had to do
> this
> Sunday :)

I don't know if you saw the beginning of the thread, but what started this
whole mess was I allowed a raid6 btrfs filesystem to fill up, and couldn't
balance it even after adding a real disk. (I tried a loopback device

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