XFS free space accounting for read only filesystems not updated during log recovery on RHEL

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Boot partition free space is disappearing over time
  • Free space accounting is incorrect on my root partition

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

    • kernels prior to kernel-3.10.0-1160.41.1.el7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

    • kernels prior to kernel-4.18.0-305.25.1.el8_4 or kernel-4.18.0-348.el8
  • XFS root filesystem or XFS /boot filesistem if FIPS is in use.

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