Commands "du" and "df" report different filesystem space usage on a GFS2 file system

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Issue

  • Commands du, gfs2_tool, or df report different filesystem space usage on a GFS2 file system
  • GFS2 reports that fs is full.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (with the High Availability and Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • kernel-2.6.18-164.el5 or older

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