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Issue Report: During install, local game cache files not reserving space, disk free unchanged.
When I go to install a game, like TF2, it will take a large amount of time to create files ready for filling with the download (ie, reserving space) - but when I go to install another game, the Disk Free listed has barely changed.
The files do however exist on the disk.

Like so

Processor Information:
Vendor: AuthenticAMD
Speed: 3200 Mhz
4 logical processors
4 physical processors
HyperThreading: Unsupported
FCMOV: Supported
SSE2: Supported
SSE3: Supported
SSSE3: Supported
SSE4a: Supported
SSE41: Unsupported
SSE42: Unsupported

Network Information:
Network Speed:

Operating System Version:
Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (64 bit)
Kernel Name: Linux
Kernel Version: 3.2.0-33-generic
X Server vendor: The X.Org Foundation
X Server release: 11103000

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA Corporation GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2

Driver Version: 4.3.0 NVIDIA 310.14
Desktop Color Depth: 24 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
VendorID: 0x10de
DeviceID: 0xf00
Number of Monitors: 1
Number of Logical Video Cards: 1
Primary Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Desktop Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Primary Display Size: 18.78" x 10.55" (21.54" diag)
47.7cm x 26.8cm (54.7cm diag)
Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
Primary VRAM: 2047 MB
Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x 16x

Sound card:
Audio device: Realtek ID 662

RAM: 16050 Mb

UI Language: English
Microphone: Not set
Total Hard Disk Space Available: 295295 Mb
Largest Free Hard Disk Block: 19184 Mb

/dev/sda5 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
/dev/sda1 on /boot type ext4 (rw)
/dev/sda8 on /home type ext4 (rw)
/dev/sda9 on /media/video type btrfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks)
/dev/sda10 on /media/editing type btrfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks)
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See my comment that demonstrates files are rather fragmented, reserving space might not be doing what its intended to.
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Steam for Linux > Limited Beta > Topic Details
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2012 @ 3:23am
Posts: 1