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Re: Problem repairing XFS

To: Anastas Giokov <antzi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Problem repairing XFS
From: Net Llama! <netllama@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 10:27:22 -0500 (EST)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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I believe that you need to purge the contents of lost+found after running
xfs_repair, or it will keep trying to repair the same thing over & over
again.  So purge (or at least move) the contents of lost+found, then run
xfs_repair again.

On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Anastas Giokov wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
> After a disk problem (bad sectors) I have the following problem:
>
> Using xfs_repair on the device I receive the following message:
>
> corrupt inode XXXXX (btree). Unmount and run xfs_repair.
> fatal error -- 990 - couldn't iget disconnected inode
>
> The device is unmounted at this point and re-running xfs_repair dives the 
> same output. The resulting fs is mountable, but part of it is not recovered.
>
> Is there a way to "skip" the corrupt inode, so the repair can finish, even 
> losing some data?
>
> Anastas
>
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