Klaus Strebel wrote:
>>> Running 2.8.18 xfs_repair on a largeish (65TB, ~70M inodes) filesystem on
>>> an x86_64 machine gives the following "progress" output:
>>> 12:15:36: process known inodes and inode discovery - 1461632 of 0 inod
>>> es done
>>> 12:15:36: Phase 3: elapsed time 14 minutes, 32 seconds - processed 100
>>> 571 inodes per minute
>>> 12:15:36: Phase 3: 0% done - estimated remaining time 3364 weeks, 3 da
>>> ys, 7 hours, 30 minutes, 45 seconds
>>> Is this a known bug?
> Hi James,
> why do you think that this is a bug? You have an almost infinitely large
> filesystem, so the file-system check will also run for an almost
> infinitely long time ;-).
> You see, not all that's possible is really desirable.
Well, while 65TB is impressive*, and repairing it quickly is indeed a
challenge, it probably still should not take 64+ years. ;-)
Sounds like something is in fact going wrong.
*it amuses me to see xfs users refer to nearly 100T as largeISH; clearly
you all do not suffer from lowered expectations. :)