strange df behaviour

Marc Bantle openmoko at
Wed Jun 24 22:31:52 CEST 2009

ivvmm schrieb:
> Hello list,
> found strange df behaviour. I'm using my micro sd which came with FR
> only for openstreetmaps. As a result it is filled with great amount of them.
> The filesystem on it is ext3. The df program from virtualbox reports it
> is filled 84%. But one cannot write there, because no space is
> available. Outputs:
I ran into the same problem some time ago.
I format relevant partitions specifying the
block-size and inode-size.

  mkfs.ext3 -b 1024 -i 4096 /dev/mmcblk0p5 -L mmc5
This worked fine for me sofar :-)


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