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Re: XFS internal error

To: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS internal error
From: Andreas Kotes <count@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 08:17:44 +0100
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* Andreas Kotes <count@xxxxxxxxxxx> [20080313 08:14]:
> * David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx> [20080313 01:01]:
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 06:50:50PM +0100, Andreas Kotes wrote:
> > > * Andreas Kotes <count-linux@xxxxxxxxxxx> [20080311 14:47]:
> > > > I basically build a PXE image which does an xfs_repair -L /dev/sda2 from
> > > > initrd - and the problem persists. Sigh. Exactly no change.
> > 
> > Do you do this on every boot?
> no, I did this on a6b and a7b so far, where the problems I mentioned
> occur, and only after I saw these in-memory problems. in general, XFS
> proves to be realiable for us.
> would you recommend running an xfs_check before running an xfs_repair in
> case of problems?

oh, btw - running xfs_check doesn't work most of the time, as the log
usually contains entries, and isn't replayed before shutdown ..

I figure running this on every boot would leave me killing my log all of
the time, if the shutdown didn't leave time to write the changes to
disk? ;)


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