Re: XFS breakage in 2.6.18-rc1
From: Jeffrey Hundstad
Date: Wed Jul 19 2006 - 20:55:48 EST
Nathan Scott wrote:
On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 09:59:33AM -0500, Jeffrey E. Hundstad wrote:
I did try the xfs_repair 2.8.4 for a volume running on 18.104.22.168 and it
annihilated the volume. This volume was not showing signs of crashing.
So... I guess I would certainly not run xfs_repair unless there is good
Erm, wha..? Can you expand on "annihilated" a bit? (please send
me the full xfs_repair output if you still have it).
I'm very sorry; I don't have the output anymore. By annihilated I mean
that there were several directories trees that /didn't work/. If you
tried to cd into the directory or take a directory listing... or used a
file that you knew was in these certain directories then you'd get pages
of debug message to the console; and no usable data. I re-ran
xfs_repair and retried several times but the condition never seemed to
improve or get worse for that matter.
I /incorrectly/ figured it was a known issue or I'd have saved the
output. Sorry again.
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