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Re: xfs_repair of root filesystem

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Subject: Re: xfs_repair of root filesystem
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 31 Mar 2003 17:13:28 -0600
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On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 16:59, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> hi Jeremy - It's in the faq,
> http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#xfschecks
> Q: My filesystem is ok - but xfs_check or xfs_repair shows
> errors/won't
> run - whats wrong here?

I'm kinda curious about a thought I had around this. Would it be at all
possible to perform xfs_freeze on the root FS then check? Where
xfs_freeze would potentially have a special "repair" sesion or something
so you didn't have to bring the box down to do repair filesystems? 

Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Coremetrics, Inc.

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