Add a filesystem when thin-provisioning is used

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To create a new filesystem, the SSD space for the filesystem must be free and unprovisioned. When using thin-provisioned filesystems, that might not be the case. SSD space can be occupied for the thin-provisioned portion of other filesystems. Even if those are tiered, and data can be released (to object-store) or deleted, the SSD space can still get filled when data keeps being written or rehydrated from the object-store.

To create a new filesystem in this case, use the weka fs reserve CLI command. Once enough space is cleared from the SSD (either by releasing to object-store or explicit deletion of data), it is possible to create the new filesystem using the reserved space.