>From: Anthony James Wimmers <address@hidden> >Organization: UVa >Keywords: 200202122315.g1CNFpx12009 McIDAS-XCD GRID Tony, >I'm noticing that no matter how much space I clear up on >my /p4 partition (where /p4/data/xcd sits) it keeps getting >eaten up by GRID files in the /p4/data/xcd directory. Now >it's at 100% full. OK, so now we understand where your disk space is going. The amount of gridded data included in the IDD has been steadily growing (and promises to continue doing so). >I haven't been incredibly attentive to this lately, so I >can't tell you what the normal disk usage of /p4 has been, >but I know that we normally haven't had that problem. The >files on /p4/data/xcd are all recent. > >Has there been any increase in filesize recently for the grids that >we ingest (NGM, MRF, AVN, ETA, ECMWF)? Yes, very much so. >Tom, maybe you can logon to windfall and look around? This >would be a big help to me (and Jennie) and a chance to repay >that favor you say you owe me. :) The question is what grids are you willing to _not_ decode? As soon as that is answered, I can logon and turn off decoding of those puppies. For instance, I am willing to bet that you do not need the NGM, MRF or ECMWF grids. The unfortunate truth is that the big growth has been in the others: ETA, AVN, and MRF. Tom
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