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Re: xfs bug in

To: Martin Steigerwald <Martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs bug in
From: Stian Jordet <liste@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 01:45:33 +0200
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tor, 24,.08.2006 kl. 14.29 +0200, skrev Martin Steigerwald:
> It looks to me that the directory corruption bug in kernel 2.6.17 upto 
> hit you: Did you use a 2.6.17 kernel < before? 
> See 
> http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#dir2
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6757
> Try xfs_check and if it finds errors xfs_repair. 
> If xfs_repair cannot fix it, you will have to look out a version that 
> contains some fixes related to handling this kind of corruption:
> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2006-07/msg00374.html


thanks for your help. I did use both and before So I guess (hope) that's the problem, and not my memory... 

I have run xfs_repair 2.8.11 on two filesystems with errors (luckily,
neither my /home nor my backup partition seems to be hit), and it find
some errors, but if I run it again, I finds the same errors over and
over again... I seem to have it up and running again now, but I really
don't like that xfs_repair shows a lot of errors on each run. Don't like
that at all... It says it has fixed the errors, but I just never get rid
of them.

Is that normal? Guess not. And is it something that can happen with the
directory corruption bug? I read that I needed to have xfsprogs >2.8.10,
but that didn't help neither...

Best regards,

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