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Re: external log config [was: Million files or so on RAID 5 Partition]

To: Stuart Levy <slevy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: external log config [was: Million files or so on RAID 5 Partition]
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 05 Mar 2002 12:32:36 -0600
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On Tue, 2002-03-05 at 12:09, Stuart Levy wrote:
> >>[...] xfs_repair -l /dev/newpartition -L /dev/maindevice
> 
> > No, this will not do anything to the filesystem - might be an
> > interesting way to switch the log to external though.
> 
> Oh... I was intending to use it to move an already-external log
> to a *different* device, assuming the original logdev had been
> trashed somehow.
> 
> If the filesystem is unmounted cleanly, and I use the above
> to initialize the new log partition, will anything have been lost?
> I.e. is the log empty after a clean umount?
> 

Ah, I was thinking you were going from internal to external log. For
external to external it should work I think. If you do a clean
unmount you will lose no data.

Steve

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